Melody Godfred is the Self Love Philosopher. As a poet, author and speaker, she is devoted to empowering people to love themselves and transform their lives. She is the author of bestselling Self Love Poetry: for Thinkers & Feelers, The ABCs of Self Love, and The Shift: Poetry for a New Perspective, which was recently nominated for a 2022 Choice Award by Goodreads. Oprah Magazine, Woman’s Day and Today with Hoda and Jenna have featured Melody’s poetry for its ability to deeply resonate and uplift.
The call came from out of the country. Worried, I answered on the first ring. “Is everything okay?” It was my parents. “Dad wanted to get your opinion on something.” I let out a deep breath. There was nothing to worry about. At least, not anymore.