Melanie Shankle

Melanie Shankle
Melanie Shankle is a New York Times best-selling author, podcaster, wife and mother. The Texas A&M graduate is also a guest blogger for high-profile outlets and an in-demand speaker for events across the country. Her next book, Church of the Small Things: The Million Little Pieces That Make Up a Life, is out October 3. Melanie lives with her husband Perry and their daughter Caroline in San Antonio, Texas. For more information, please visit

How I Learned to Value the Simple Things in Life

By Melanie Shankle | October 17, 2017

When we look back on our days, we realize such moments are the very threads that make up the tapestry of a life.

Why the Small Things Matter

By Melanie Shankle | September 16, 2017

I used to live for life’s big moments until I realized what’s truly important.