Black and White.

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ In black and white, I am safe. In black and white, its wrong or right. It is either good enough or inadequate. In black and white, I am confined. When I stay in black and white, you can't see my ugly. But you can't … Continue reading Black and White.

I Wear A Mask.

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ I wear a beautiful mask. I wear this mask to hide my insecurities. I put on a front.   I want you to know me, but wait, not all of me. Just the parts that are good enough to look at. I want you … Continue reading I Wear A Mask.

The Son’s Garden. {Part I of IV}

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson... Expectations of my behavior to reflect that of an angel have crippled my spirit to rebellion. My laughter, a gaiety that shall never be trampled by the expectations of men and women who pose to know the Heart and Will of God. My eyes … Continue reading The Son’s Garden. {Part I of IV}

You’re wearing what?!

Today's post is written by Brave Writer Stacey Lozano I will admit it: I get horribly awkward around some people. I stumble over myself, my words, and usually make a mess of things. I always get frustrated by how differently I act around them as opposed to how I act around others. Somewhere along the … Continue reading You’re wearing what?!

The Song You Sing is the Legacy You Leave

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Toni Imsen. ******************** What you say about yourself when you look in the mirror shapes your identity. You will reflect what you see and give your message to the world. The song you sing about yourself is the legacy you will leave behind you. ******************** What and … Continue reading The Song You Sing is the Legacy You Leave

Brave Starts Here…and a giveaway.

What defines you? Define - 1 state or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of, give the meaning of • make up or establish the character of .2 mark out the boundary or limits of.• make clear the outline of What explains, expounds, describes, clarifies and/or gives your life meaning? If you have hard time coming up with what does, how about turning it around and asking, "what doesn't" … Continue reading Brave Starts Here…and a giveaway.

{Taking Inventory}

Today's post comes from our Live-Brave Founder and Creator, Lesley Glenn. The words above are not mine.  I found them penned in someone else's journal and they surged through my soul. One might think that wanting to live for yourself and desiring the most out of your gifts, talents, relationships, community, or  job is  selfish. … Continue reading {Taking Inventory}