Big Bang Love

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ When I was younger, I thought I would met my Prince Charming one day, the next day I would be in love, the day after that we'd plan a wedding and the rest would be history. I expected a BIG BANG moment. Fireworks and … Continue reading Big Bang Love

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

Little Things

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ I get so caught up in my to-do lists and big dreams for the future that I forget to be thankful for the little things. I forget to stop and notice things. So these pictures are of the little things I stopped and noticed … Continue reading Little Things

I Kept Walking

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ I am sitting here, in the plush velvet chair over looking a stage. A stage that hosted big names. People who started organizations that have made a global impact. I am sitting in a giant old elegant theater, listening to a speaker talk about … Continue reading I Kept Walking

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.

I Told God I Didn’t Want Him.

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ This picture was taken in Myanmar, by Mariah Neilson.  Looking up I saw the freedom I wanted. The freedom I had hoped for. But I was trapped. I was hurt. I was afraid. I was afraid of letting God come in and heal my … Continue reading I Told God I Didn’t Want Him.

2014 – A Year of Brave

Consider it destiny, dharma, purpose, calling or kismet.  I call it passion.  The stuff that makes me tick, makes me joyful, fills my heart and makes my spirit soar.What is it? It is equipping,  and watching others find their voice,  while creating, and offering opportunites  for them to be released.  I have done it for … Continue reading 2014 – A Year of Brave