Deep Eyes

Today's post is written by Brave Writer, Melanie Neilson. Deep Eyes I let myself breath deeply the fresh air as I closed my eyes and thanked God for allowing me to return.  I could hear the sounds of children laughing, chickens clucking, mommas yelling and a fire popping.  Kicking off my shoes I stepped into … Continue reading Deep Eyes


Today's post comes from Brave Writer, Melanie Neilson.  I gazed at the smorgasbord of choices.  Curiosity, confidence, wonder, obligation, certainty, conviction, and repulsion rose to the surface, each one rising higher than the other as my gaze floated from one choice to the next.  Choices. For many years I thought having many choices was the … Continue reading Choices

I Am Not Alone

Today's post is written by Brave Writer, Melanie Neilson. My feet hit the cold, hard floor. My mind tries to focus.  A quick breath escapes my lungs. I am alone. Half awake.  A strange voice echoes down the hall.  “Time for meds.”  What meds? Where am I? I am alone. An antiseptic aroma invades my … Continue reading I Am Not Alone

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