She said, "During the lowest part of my life, I met Michael. I sailed over oceans, over seas, climbing mountains just trying to find this certain peace. I was broken. But my faith brought me to where he was.
"When I gave up and surrendered all to God, He gave me the desires of my heart in the most unexpected circumstances. I lost battles, but I won hope. In my heartache, I found home."
Melissa raised Kiera as a single mom before she met her husband. She revealed that while she struggled as a solo parent, she doesn't regret not getting married to her ex-boyfriend Charles Togesaki.