His Wisdom for Her World

Melissa Meredith

Raised on Southern sweet tea and craft shows, Melissa is a native Oklahoman who now calls Texas home. She graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2013 with a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Women’s Studies.

She has served on staff as a Women’s Minister, and now serves as the Director of the Horner Homemaking House on the campus of Southwestern Seminary.

Her life calling is to write, mentor, and equip women to savor, and share, the hospitality of the Lord in their hearts and homes. She believes that a life-giving home is a place of belonging and becoming. Melissa loves teaching God’s Word to women, gathering her family and friends, celebrating with pie, and sharing life on front porches.

Simple Acts of Love to Serve a Hurting Heart

By on September 13, 2012 in Ministry with 0 Comments

They were beautiful.  Adorned with a tattered piece of twine and arranged in an old mason jar, the tiny bouquet of blooming pink peonies and budding green hydrangeas was the sweetest gesture.  Adding to the sweetness, the flowers were accompanied by a little note that read, “I’m here, I care, and sweet thing—you are loved.” […]

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The Treasure in Your Clay Jar

By on August 9, 2012 in Faith with 0 Comments

My sister Kristina and I are extremely close.  For the past seven months, we have been ooh-ing and aww-ing over baby clothes and nursery ideas in anticipation of the arrival of her and her husband’s first child.  So when I received a phone call saying she had been rushed to the hospital and in critical […]

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You Have a Keeper, His Name is Yahweh

By on June 21, 2012 in Faith with 0 Comments

The engulfing waters threatened me, the deep surrounded me; seaweed was wrapped around my head.”  Jonah 2:5 Overwhelmed.  That’s how I felt.  I remember crying out to the Lord and through sobs—the kind that take your breath away—confess that I was completely and utterly overwhelmed by the present storms in my life.  Like Jonah, the […]

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Daughters, Be Good to Your Mothers

By on May 10, 2012 in Relationships with 4 Comments

To say that I’m looking forward to this weekend would be an understatement.  I’m ecstatic. This Saturday the Meredith girls will be reunited.  Now that my sister and I have left the nest and live in separate states, reunions like these with mom are rare and cherished, and obviously make a second piece of cheesecake […]

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Decorating for Real Life

By on April 12, 2012 in House and Home with 2 Comments

A home straight from the pages of House Beautiful.  I had just moved into my first apartment and I could not wait to start decorating.  Never mind that the space was only 492 square feet with retro fixtures, century-old appliances, and…wait for it…mustard tile.  It was all mine and I had big plans for my […]

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Fighting for Eden

By on January 12, 2012 in Culture, Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

One of my dearest friends and I had just finished up a delightful afternoon of window-shopping.  I pulled into her driveway, and as it usually happens with close girlfriends, we ended up sitting in my car for another half hour talking.  On this particular afternoonwe were discussing a recent box office hit that was all […]

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Pink Post-Its and Sacred Secrets

The warm scent of gingerbread and hazelnut wafts through the air as I take my seat at the corner table of my favorite little bakery.  During this time of year, you can usually find me spending my only free morning indulging in a cinnamon role drenched in icing and sipping a caramel brulee latte with […]

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