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

Drawn By Love {Part 1}

Today's post comes from Brave Artist and Founder, Lesley Glenn. Brave Writer, Melanie, is down sick with the flu. So, I am stepping in for her today. This is a repost, from 2011. Much has happened since I originally posted this blog, and the rest of the story will be told with Part 2 on … Continue reading Drawn By Love {Part 1}

Holding court in God’s royal kingdom

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke The little girl points to my tiara necklace and asks, "Why are you wearing that?" And I respond without hesitation, "Because I'm a princess. And so are you!" At four, she nods and smiles. She knows. She accepts this as truth. It won’t be long, … Continue reading Holding court in God’s royal kingdom

Plumerias, Shells, & Waves.

Today's post is written by our brave writer, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson. It was a Sunday afternoon.  Lesley had begun to pray and I resisted the strong urge to release my tears from their thresholds. I refused to let a single tear shed from my eyes, as I did not desire to make a scene of … Continue reading Plumerias, Shells, & Waves.

Perseverance.

Today’s post is written by our Brave Writer, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson  Perseverance: "Blessed is the [woman] who perseveres under trial, because when [she] has stood the test, [she] will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him." -James 1:12 (*changes made so that I can't justify that only men are … Continue reading Perseverance.

Dethroned by None

A poem by Jazmyne Tamar ******************************************** Try as I might, my jewels don’t shine as brilliantly as they should. My lament fogs my judgment and my joy has been clouded with lies of sorrow and mourning. I should be happy. I should be dancing in Your Presence with songs of death conquered by Your Life … Continue reading Dethroned by None