In Memory of {Deena Stayner}

Her smile and energy pulled me in from the moment I walked into the room. Deena was my roommate at the Healing Odyssey retreat I attended back in October.    There were (3) of us in that bunk room, sharing the same diagnosis....Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer.   I was happy to be sharing quarters with my … Continue reading In Memory of {Deena Stayner}

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I said I “must”….So I am.

This post is one in a series of three that I am doing for various Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness campaigns going live this next week, starting on September 21, 2015.  All of my blogs will be reposted here, after they have been published on the organizations websites that I have been asked to write for. … Continue reading I said I “must”….So I am.

Merry Christmas – Love, the Glenn’s

Thought I would share the newsletter that went out with our Christmas Cards this year, as I was not able to get out as many as we would have liked. Much to be thankful for.  And I am looking forward to 2015, with much excitement and anticipation. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Friends and Family, Praying that this … Continue reading Merry Christmas – Love, the Glenn’s

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

I run because I “can.”

Todays post comes from Live Brave founder and creator, Lesley Glenn   It used to be that I ran with a goal in mind.   2 miles 3 miles 5K 10K   Every mile minute became an endeavor to overcome and do better the next day. Every hill to be conquered. Sacred sweat pouring off … Continue reading I run because I “can.”

The Hike

  I think sometimes I get ashamed of the darkness. Not some sin I struggle with, Or fear I can't let go of. Not even depression I need to pray out of.   I'm talking about the real stuff. The common "Hello, How are you?" And my response of: "I'm good, How are you?" I … Continue reading The Hike

Courage NOT To Do Something

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Toni Imsen ******* There it sits. A blank canvas. It sits there waiting like so many other things right now. Sometimes it takes courage NOT to do something. Right now I am choosing NOT to do several things. My life has so many other important things that … Continue reading Courage NOT To Do Something

When fear is no longer in control

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke This weekend, I learned there is a very real difference between fear and nervousness. As I readied myself to present my story of abuse and the red flags that I “missed,” I realized that the slight quiver running through my body was normal, regular nervousness, … Continue reading When fear is no longer in control

You were made to thrive

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke Thrive. This word keeps coming up for me in different circles. Is it the new buzz word, or does it come up for me because I need to focus on it? Thrive * verb to prosper; be fortunate or successful. to grow or develop vigorously; … Continue reading You were made to thrive