Melissa The Creative

Embrace creativity. Live purposefully.

Day Dreaming For Beginners

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. –  Oscar Wilde … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 6 Comments

{Pictures} What’s Motivating You?

Freedom of choice is something we all possess. Few of us understand what it means and even less use it at all. A German pastor named, Freimut Haverkamp, challenged me … Continue reading

February 11, 2014 · 5 Comments

And Then I Was Found

Being ‘saved’ is not something I expected to happen to me. I had grown up attending church services on a Sunday; I was baptized as a baby and even confirmed … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

How Interesting Are You?

“I am weird, and you know what? That’s okay. So are most interesting people.” – Em Bailey   Have you seen the film, American Beauty? Towards the end, Ricky (the … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

5 Lies They Tell You In High School

  The 5 Lies They Tell You In High School   “Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

When You’re Too Busy To Be Awesome.

My year started with some (constructive) criticism from my husband. My clothes had been standing in neat folded piles in a corner for 3 days (I was busy organizing my … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 15 Comments

Hello Baby. Goodbye Sleep.

So recently I brought a human being into the world. Most people would just say, ‘I had a baby’ but my way sounds more profound and is a more accurate … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

How To Fail A Polygraph Without Taking One (repost)

(this is a repost from August that I had previously deleted The Good Girl’s Guide to Power For the past week I’ve been writing and rewriting this post. It seems … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

How NOT To Start A Fashion Label

Poverty isn’t romantic. When I left my job, exactly 4 months and 23 days ago, I left with a lot of optimism. I was taking my life into my own … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

An Audacious Move or Two.

I was seemingly content with my life less than a year ago. I had a place of my own in a trendy neighbourhood that I shared with my fiancé at … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · Leave a comment