A Note From Melody

If this is your first time to my site, “Welcome.”  If you’re an old friend returning, welcome back. The daily meditation app is repaired. We’ve added new links.  You’ll find other new apps, blog posts and more as we go along.

Have fun exploring and stay tuned.

Because I’m continuing to study screen writing (and working on a script), I won’t be on the site as much as before but I’ll continue to write blogs and check in and respond when I can.  Please comment or leave a message if you want.. I look forward to hearing from you again — or for the first time.


A painting of a rice cake does not satisfy hunger. — Ancient saying An old man was telling his grandson about how poor…


I was furious when I found myself at my first Al-Anon meeting. It seemed so unfair that he had the problem and I…

Daily Meditations

When I began practicing aikido—a martial art based on nonresistance and harmony—I discovered how much resistance I still had. The more I tried to relax and practice nonresistance, the more resistance I experienced. I lived, moved, breathed, worked, lived, and loved from a place that was not relaxed. My immediate reaction to any feeling I had was, “Oh, no. I...