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

Unedited and Uncensored

  Today's post is written by our brave poet, Cindy Powell I had a choice to make about what I was going to post today. I haven’t been feeling terribly inspired lately so I was thinking of posting a poem I wrote a while back. Since it is much more polished than most of the … Continue reading Unedited and Uncensored

8 Things not to say to someone who has cancer or any chronic illness.

Today's post comes from Live Brave founder and creator, Lesley Glenn   Note:  There is no Vlog today due to an allergic reaction I woke up with yesterday and my face still being swollen today.  I would rather you not focus on my puffy eyes for ten minutes.  (insert vain sarcasm and a wink here) … Continue reading 8 Things not to say to someone who has cancer or any chronic illness.

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

Learning to Forgive.

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ I remember him pulling open the door, hearing it slam against the wall behind it. I cringed knowing what was coming. He cursed under his breath and came into my grandma’s room. He screamed at her. Slurring curse words with insults. He was screaming … Continue reading Learning to Forgive.

Every Day

Today's post is written by our brave poet, Cindy Powell I have a confession to make. Sometimes I think my words are too simple. Sometimes I get the idea that I ought to embellish them a bit. Fluff them out so they’ll sound a bit less ordinary and plain. But when I do—I lose my … Continue reading Every Day

Time to Dream … Again?

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Cindy Powell Time to Dream … Again? Once alive Once filled with hope My dreams grew wings And soared But vultures appeared As if out of the mist They circled They taunted They swooped in close Clipped my wings And grounded my once lofty dreams Time passed … Continue reading Time to Dream … Again?