In their darkest moments, people find solace in a variety of mediums that promise comfort. Some find a reprieve at the bottom of a bottle, while others pursue instantaneously gratifying vices to numb the pain. Soul-bearing author Melissa Bryant chose to turn to God in her trying times, and now, she is on a quest to inspire others through her story of beating the odds.
Melissa Bryant is no stranger to the storms of life. At a young age, she survived what no one should ever experience. “The enemy tried to kill me with popping pills and abusive men; however, I did not let these things kill me,” this inspirational icon shares. As a survivor of multiple rapes, she did not only have to contend with the impact of such violations but had to face the overwhelming reality of the pregnancy caused by one of her perpetrators.
Sexual abuse is a prevalent issue that continues to plague millions of individuals worldwide, and like every other person who has been exploited in such a manner, Melissa Bryant is not just a statistic. Her story is real, and it is marked with incredible strength and admirable faith in what she believes in. And currently, she stands as a beacon of hope, allowing people to hear her tale.
Melissa Bryant has her grandmother to thank for her mission of spreading the word about God’s power to give people inner peace. Growing up, she was taught to inform others about the importance of seeking refuge from the Higher Being, but despite this background, no one can claim that her spiritual inclinations are merely hand-me-down beliefs. With all of the hurdles she has jumped over, she is a living testament to how far faith can bring a person away from their past.
This restored God-fearing author currently dedicates her time and effort to encourage others. Through her books, she sends across the immensely important message of standing up after being brought down and refusing to give up in the face of adversities. Her first book, How She Fought, gives readers an intimate look into the journey Melissa Bryant took to evolve from a victim and into a survivor. It serves as her way of getting in touch and communicating with single parents and children. A product of hard work, this book hopes to motivate people and give them the courage and joy they need.
Her second book, Living Behind the Mask, was published in September 2019 and delves into the process of shifting one’s thoughts and beliefs to transform into the person God wants them to be. In this release, Melissa Bryant explores how essential it is to take off the masks that people wear to hide who they are.
By putting her thoughts and feelings into paper, Melissa Bryant aims to channel the hope, courage, peace, and love that enabled her to defeat her demons. And these books, along with any other future project, will act as her prayer of healing and emotional wholeness for people all over the world.
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