Breathe “YES” to life

It used to be that I would stop to  pause in life to take deep breaths. In moments of:  stress, busyness, worry, tiredness, or on the heels of bad news, whether mine or someone else's. Then cancer came knocking on my body's door, and I found myself taking more deep breaths than I ever cared to … Continue reading Breathe “YES” to life

Why I am calling it quits.

Todayʻs post comes from Live Brave creator and founder, Lesley Glenn. This is not my typical "Live Brave" post, but then again,  I never expected to be where I am at today, or to be walking this particular path on my journey. My weekend in Philadelphia, to attend the "Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer" … Continue reading Why I am calling it quits.

Bravado. {Part IV of IV}

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson... It is in the dance of a maimed danseuse that the true love for her chorus can be found. Her sole purpose of creation to sway in the winds of the melodies that once held nothing but, in her perseverance, have gained meaning. Fearlessly she leaps with no … Continue reading Bravado. {Part IV of IV}

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

The Substance of Grace

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Cindy Powell I like words I use lots and lots of words I write them I say them I even pray them Compelling words Convincing words Sometimes even convicting words Intriguing words Inspiring words Sometimes even words that impart hope But what am I living? What does … Continue reading The Substance of Grace

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}

The Son’s Garden. {Part I of IV}

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson... Expectations of my behavior to reflect that of an angel have crippled my spirit to rebellion. My laughter, a gaiety that shall never be trampled by the expectations of men and women who pose to know the Heart and Will of God. My eyes … Continue reading The Son’s Garden. {Part I of IV}