Melody Jean, main contributor and editor at Contemporary Seeker, is chronicling her journey for truth and higher knowledge through triumphs and pitfalls and pain to peace.  Fresh and straightforward, Melody Jean will cover it all. From the good to the bad and yes, even sometimes the downright ugly. Contemporary Seeker is filled with facts, thoughts and ideas that are percolating the minds of many and by reading her blog you might find a little something that you need.

Here, at Contemporary Seeker, she keeps it real, and personal, sharing with you her outrageous observations and sometimes, perhaps, what nobody else will. She’s your average 40 something living in America, yet a modern day seeker searching for something higher, a spiritual essence, or the ultimate truth.

While her thoughts and insights are based on her own physical and spirit experiences and observations, it is her hope that she will help others navigate the (sometimes) rocky road presented in their own personal life and spiritual quests.

About Melody Jean

For more than 19 years Melody Jean has held high profile positions in New York City, Boston, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut providing companies and non profit organizations with guidance in the intricacies of marketing and income development. Melody Jean works as a communications professor part-time, and consults in marketing and fundraising. She is a member of several professional organizations and works pro-bono on various projects including marketing campaigns for published authors and artists. Melody Jean grew up in the greater metropolitan NYC area, and she holds a Masters Degree in Integrated Marketing Communication, and a B.A. in Communication/Public Relations, with a minor in Health Science. For the past 20 years she has been seeking the higher truth, inner essence and it is happy to share what she’s discovered with others.

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The Truth About The Road to Enlightenment

Many don’t like people like me. My words raw, naked, and real. I won’t lie to comfort your heart. Because, after all, enlightenment’s road is not but a summer night’s dream.  This road is often dark, frightening and so very cold. Yes. I’m aware, many don’t like people like me; prefering those who “proclaim” enlightenment’s […]

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If I Felt Well, I’d Have Done Countless Different Things; Everything Differently

If I felt well, I’d have done countless different things, everything differently. I’d pack-up my belongings time and again, in a backpack to be thrown over my shoulder, hop on planes, buses and trains to nowhere, but somewhere; yet each stop would be temporary. I’d go to Europe to wander all over; take menial jobs […]

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My Birthday, My New Year’s Eve, My Perspective

I sit here the night before my 41st birthday, all else asleep. This has always been my new year’s eve because I’ve literally survived another year. One filled with triumphs and pitfalls and pain to peace. It’s like all years; since the beginning of my existence. Life will always be comprised of those elements. I’m […]

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New Day, A New Year – I Expect Little of 2017

The day has arrived. I don’t have any expectations for this year; not for it to be better than the last or for it to be any more challenging. It will be what it will be. I can’t foretell the future. But I do know life is always going to be filled with beauty and […]

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To Be Healed and Share – Beyond Raw Pain

I offer some “writes” that were to raw to share when written. Yet, I vowed to share my journey for truth and higher knowledge through triumps and pitfalls and pain to peace; even the good, bad and the ugly. I recognize, though, as a writer I write because I have to. So when the heart is bleeding, it’s […]

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Matters of the Heart – Unlearning to Learn

I say I’m ‘okay’ with letting go, moving on, or going beyond. But in reality, I’m not always. But who is? It often feels yucky inside.  Matters of the Heart Case in point? I think one of the most disheartening elements is finding love and not being able to make it last. To his fault, mine or […]

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Finding Life — A Seeker’s Tale

I used to believe life would come find me. It was one of those things I just trusted. Not sure why, but I did. All the while tediously achieving what society deemed necessary for “success.” What humanity considered “life.” But it was missing. So I was still waiting. Waiting for life to begin. Yet, now I know. By gosh, […]

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Guns vs. People — A Better World

It’s devastating to see. I am just as taken aback as the next with the state of our world. Yet, I can’t help but to view America’s debate about gun control as another distraction. To divert mankind from doing the next right thing. I beg to ask, is this violence new? The Dawn of Time Since […]

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Loving Yourself Enough to Leave

“Oxymoron-ish,” I know. To feel chaos often I must remove myself. From what I deemed “love.” Then I stoically see a belligerent soul employing subtleties, unable to formulate any semblance of order in life, his world. But, oh, I know I warrant surviving. Free of guilt. To saunter among winds on high. So it’s in my […]

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Soul Searching — Remembering City Life

  It was safe. I felt safe. So I ache for those days; the cold city streets. Feeling alive, but dead inside. The oxymoron of it all. A place to be lonely, but never alone. With crowds about. So it was safe; safe to wander the congested, noisy and hard plateaus. Where grass were small […]

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