Good Morning Friends!!
I wanted to let you in on some exciting changes happening in my life and here on wellbymel.com.
Let me first take a few minutes to just thank you for all of your support over the past 4 years. Much like getting on a bicycle and learning how to ride, I have attempted to learn how to maneuver this blogging world. Many of you have been with me through every single bump, bruise, and victory, and some are just joining in on the fun. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
I started this journey based on a word I received from the Lord out of Psalm 68:11. “The Lord gave the word; Great was the company of those who proclaimed it…” So with that, I started to proclaim what He showed me the best way I could figure to do that. Though that part of my call has not changed, the way that I proclaim it is changing.
My first love and I believe primary call is to proclaim with my mouth. I know that I am not the most talented, nor engaging writer, and to be honest, we both know I am a total grammar destroyer…yet surprisingly okay with it. It is what it is. It is just not my strength and we both know that God uses things all of the time that are not our strengths. I keep hearing Him tell me that He is “distilling my message.” Never thought of myself as a distillery, but it does say to not be drunk with wine, but be filled with the Spirit! A Holy Spirit distillery?! Selah.
Anyway, I am also quite secure that I am not the most talented nor engaging speaker, you know I really wish I were funnier; my sister Lindsey got that gene, she is hilarious.
My husband and I have made peace with my lack of humor or my odd sense of humor and okay with that too. However, I do feel called to speak and I have felt this call for a very long time… In fact, if you have known me, say longer than an hour, I’ve probably worn out your ear a time or fifty with my stories. If that is you, thank you for your long-suffering with the long-suffering!!
Anyhow, I believe the Lord is pressing me further into this call and things at wellbymel are getting ready to be refreshingly different. I am just as clueless today with this step as I was creating wellbymel, so I am busily watching and reading tutorials, trying out new themes, learning carriers, etc. I haven’t spoken in forever, and so rusty is an understatement…but it is amazing how God has brought about the pieces to make this happen, and that has made all of the difference to me. It is one thing to hear Him, but when He makes it happen and you don’t, that is just the best!
Please bear with me through all of the changes in the upcoming weeks, months and years. You have been a part of this with me and I feel like we are moving forward together on our Jesus journey.
My web address will stay wellbymel.com for the time being, but at some point I am going to convert everything over to melissadivinepowell.com. I will let you know when that time comes. Actually, you can already access the blog by the new address.
Lastly, I would love it if you would pray for me. None of us knows exactly what to do when He asks us to do something. None. We just grab our boot straps and jump. He told me 23 years ago when I received this call that if I would wait on His timing, I would lead people to Him and not away from Him. I have waited and He is leading me out on His promise. This is His work and I know that now, I just pray that I will maneuver it with grace, peace, joy, and most importantly love!
I love you friends and thank you again for getting in the boat and navigating these new waters with me!
Thank you Lori!!
Melissa you follow where He leads and that my friend blesses us all. I cannot wait to hear your post.
Thank you Joy! ! We’ve been on this journey a long time! ! As you well know, He is faithful! ! I love you! !
Can’t wait to see where you are heading! Of course I’ll pray for you!
Thank you so much! !! As you well know, tis so sweet to trust in Jesus! !
How exciting! Looking forward to the “journey” with you! Keep proclaiming – God is doing the rest!! Big hugs sweet friend!
“JOY Dancing Through the Rain”
Thank you for blessing me Ann!! Means a lot my friend!!
Wow Melissa! This sounds like a wonderful new chapter in your life! Very excited for you, and JOYfully praying for you and with you. God has great things to do with you, through you and for you, most certainly. Selah!