The blonde pair smiled together in a photo posted Sunday night on the Momastery blogger and mom of three’s Facebook page. She loves me for all the things I’ve always wanted to be loved for. My person,” wrote Melton, best known for her 2014 New York Times bestseller “Carry On, Warrior: The Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life” and 2016 memoir “Love Warrior,” an Oprah Book Club pick.
The two have featured their relationship on social media since announcing it in November. And you understand that every bit of it was necessary and that every bit of it was holy. Her partner is a woman and that woman is celebrity soccer champ Abby Wambach.
We have family dinners together — all six of us — and Abby cooks. The two confessional authors also share a connection in a woman so inspirational that her name has become shorthand for a spirituality of its own: Oprah Winfrey.
Melton and Gilbert have appeared on her career-making book list and popular programs.
Source: Cory Booker, King uncovered about her other connections on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 2002.
But according to recent tabloid reports, they've finally said "I do" — or they will soon.(Another Christian mom and blogger, Jen Hatmaker, came under fire last month for announcing her support of same-sex marriage for the first time.) [The high cost of popular evangelical Jen Hatmaker’s gay marriage comments] In the Facebook post, Melton admitted to her 645,000 followers that yes, it’s been a quick transition to new love. Both Melton and Gilbert, who had not openly been in lesbian relationships before, first shared their news on Facebook, discussed the importance of living their truth and referred to their new partners as “my person.” The similarities reflect what fans immediately notice: Both women value transparency and share an open-life-memoir writing style.She said her ex-husband supports her relationship with Wambach and that they make “beautiful, modern family” together: “They’re lucky kids, to be surrounded by so much love. Both have undergone spiritual journeys, separations and sexual awakenings.RELATED: Oprah Winfrey reveals her personal secret to coping with stress As she shared during a 2015 episode of "Super Soul Sunday," there was a time when she "wanted Stedman to want to marry me." Evidently, that's what he wanted that, too. “What I realized is, I don’t want to be married,” Winfrey said.Winfrey went on to explain that Graham popped the question over 20 years ago and she said yes, but a book proposal prompted them to postpone — and that was it. “Because I could not have the life that I created for myself ...