#justshowup – Vulnerability

  We are potters and poets, writers and energy healers, we are watercolorists, musicians, and one who has never ever picked up any type of art supply. We are a group of (10) creatives who have chosen to come together once a week and work towards encouraging and overcoming our creative blocks. Joining this group … Continue reading #justshowup – Vulnerability

Holding S____pace

I will allow space for all the feelings my heart holds.  I have been contemplating this phrase for a few days. Holding space has been a thing we often hear when helping others.   But rarely do we hear it when it is applied to ourselves. Since, moving to Oregon, things have been a little … Continue reading Holding S____pace

#nowhiteflags

"I believe my future is bigger than my past."  ~Steve Gleason I watched "Gleason" this past weekend on Amazon prime.   In a nutshell, it's about ex NFL player Steve Gleason and his fight with ALS.   It is a must watch in my opinion....lending perspective on life, challenges, courage, faith, and intention.    There … Continue reading #nowhiteflags

I Don’t Want to Catch Up with You. 

Disclaimer: Before I go into today's blog post, I want to lay the foundation that these are "my opinions, my thoughts, and my own personal truth". They might not align with yours and that's okay. There is no right or wrong way to live this life, especially with an incurable cancer diagnosis. You  live your … Continue reading I Don’t Want to Catch Up with You. 

Bravado. {Part IV of IV}

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson... It is in the dance of a maimed danseuse that the true love for her chorus can be found. Her sole purpose of creation to sway in the winds of the melodies that once held nothing but, in her perseverance, have gained meaning. Fearlessly she leaps with no … Continue reading Bravado. {Part IV of IV}

Let Me Entertain You

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************   Let me entertain you. That would be easier. Easier than opening up to you. It would be easy to create a story, so you can't see my pain.   Let me entertain you. Something - interesting. Enticing. Alluring. I will tell wild tales … Continue reading Let Me Entertain You

A Lover’s Light. {Part III of IV}

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson... For what is the purpose of life when she lives in fear of the light? The soil has become tainted by pesticides. That which once shielded me has now become my enemy. I worry that the solution to my newfound sadness is also its … Continue reading A Lover’s Light. {Part III of IV}

The Rainbow Storm

Today's post comes from our Live Brave Poet, Tiffany Martin. The Rainbow Storm She walked in the desert, Kicking the small rocks aside, Head down, sweat pouring. Cracking the tumbleweeds under her feet. Glancing up to make sure she could still see. Hands were in her pocket, Defeat on her mind, Stuck in this heat. … Continue reading The Rainbow Storm

Choosing to slay the dragons within

Today's post is written by Brave Writer Stacey Lozano. I have struggled within the past decade or so with striving to be free from many things. I have studied the Bible, I have learned God's words and read the examples He left us, I have taken great strides, but recently I realized something which changes … Continue reading Choosing to slay the dragons within