14 Inspiring Melody Carlson Quotes (Free List)

Melody Carlson quotes are thought-provoking, memorable and inspiring. From views on society and politics to thoughts on love and life, Melody Carlson has a lot to say. In this list we present the 14 best Melody Carlson quotes, in no particular order. Let yourself get inspired!

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Melody Carlson quotes

While Owen and Miles talk sports, I people watch. And this is what I see: teenagers trying to act like adults. Or how they think adults act. But mostly they look ridiculous, and I wonder what they don’t want to do something that’s more fun than drinking, smoking, flirting, and making out. Why are those activities considered to be fun?

— Melody Carlson, Just Another Girl

New life, new hope, new joy will start when this is given from the heart.

— Melody Carlson, The Christmas Shoppe

But fear is confusing. It tears you in two. Half of you wants to run far, far away, but the other half is paralyzed, frozen, immovable. And the hard part is that you never know which half is going to win.

— Melody Carlson, Finding Alice

Sometimes we have to let our dreams go in order to allow God to bring them back to us – in his way and his timing.

— Melody Carlson, The Christmas Angel Project

What if?..What if I am all to see?What if life is only this? And Ignorance is bliss?What if love is only pain? And nothing can be gained by living everydayAnd there is no better way?What then?

— Melody Carlson, My Name is Chloe

Mostly I think I’ve learned to trust God more. I mean, if I start getting worried or freaked, I just try to put it in God’s hands. Sometimes I imagine God cradling the globe in his hands, and I tell myself that as long as I’m with God, the Creator of the universe, I can be comfortable and at home anyplace on the planet.

— Melody Carlson, Mexico

You know the real reason we celebrate Christmas, don’t you? I mean, beyond Santa Claus and jungle bells and Christmas trees? You mean because Jesus was born? she asked.Yes… but did you ever think how Jesus was born? I mean, have you considered how it was such a humble birth, in a small barn…how he was laid in a hay trough…how the Son if almighty God humbled himself to be born in such lowly conditions? Have you thought about it like that? Jesus could have been born in a fine palace. After all, he was the Son of God. But for some reason God chose humble beginnings for His son. Do you ever wonder why? … I think because God wanted to show that his love could reach to everyone, no matter who they were, from the poorest of poor to great kings.

— Melody Carlson, The Christmas Pony

Sometimes things seem good at first . . . but we learn the hard way that they weren’t as good as we thought.

— Melody Carlson

I have become convinced that God thoroughly enjoys fixing and saving things that are broken. That means that no matter how hurt and defeated you feel, no matter how badly you have been damaged, God can repair you. God can give anyone a second chance.

— Melody Carlson, Damaged: A Violated Trust

Girls can be so petty and jealous. I swear they’re worse than guys sometimes. Except they’re all quiet about it. They sugarcoat it or else they talk behind each other’s backs. It’s seriously twisted.

— Melody Carlson, The Jerk Magnet

I do not understand what makes mothers think they are walking-talking thermometers.But I think somewhere during the process of giving birth and changing diapers, they actually begin to belive they have this supernatural sense.

— Melody Carlson, Dark Blue: Color Me Lonely

It takes a good habit to replace a bad habit.

— Melody Carlson, Blade Silver: Color Me Scarred

By his stripes you are healed.

— Melody Carlson, Blade Silver: Color Me Scarred

Shut off the internal bashing.

— Melody Carlson, Blade Silver: Color Me Scarred

I grew up in a difficult environment, but I became a Christian as a teen. My mom and my sister soon became Christians also.

— Melody Carlson