They take some of the common found items in a junk drawer and relate them to your personal stuff.  Some of the topics may be heavy but they break it up with some humor. Rhonda Rhea, Kaley Rhea, Monica SchmelterMonica Schmelter shares one of her chapters about duct tape and how she was always trying to fix things. Rhonda and Kaley both share about knowing that you are chosen.  You are not here by default.  Monica shares another one of Kaley’s chapters about buttons and watching what comes out of our mouths.

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We end the interview with Kaley sharing about her fiction book she wrote with her mom, Rhonda.  They use the banter you would see in the Gilmore Girls.

If you missed our interview live, you can watch the replay below.  In addition, you can watch Rhonda’s interview with Beth for their book Fix HER Upper at More Than a Review.


28782628_10216383170117933_2491990482414993408_o.jpgAuthor, speaker and broadcast journalist, Monica Schmelter, loves a good story. But not just any story. She tells the stories of everyday people. People that experience real life, in all its dimension and who  journey through struggle to ultimately find the goodness of God. As a well-endorsed and sought after inspirational speaker, Monica uses the Word to enhance her ability to teach Kingdom principles. She captivates her audiences with her ability to simplify the complicated and clarify the unclear. Monica and husband Joseph are parents to Joe who works in IT and regularly fixes all of their devices.  



Rhonda Rhea is a TV personality for Christian Television Network and a humor columnist for great magazines such as HomeLife, Leading Hearts, The Pathway and many more. Including the co-authored Fix Her Upper, she is the author of 13 books with more under contract. Rhonda has been speaking at conferences and events from coast to coast for the past couple of decades. She is a pastor’s wife, mother of five grown children and says she is now happily beginning a season of harvesting a bumper crop of grandbaby-fruits.



“Making up stories. Telling the truth.”
Kaley Rhea writes Christian fiction that’s heavy on the fun. She and her mom are co-authors of the hilarious Christian romantic comedy, Turtles in the Road, with another fiction project under contract and coming soon. When not working on her fiction projects, Kaley writes nonfiction as well and has enjoyed the Messy to Meaningful writing and TV journey.  With never enough going on, she is also a TV personality for Christian Television Network and other spots across the nation. Kaley lives in the St. Louis area and works at Missouri Baptist University.