Telling my story one day at a time.

Hi, my name is Lesley and my goal is to live my life, authentically me. I always thought I did this, however after being diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic breast cancer, and kicking the social media frenzy, I realized that I had no idea who "authentic Lesley" was. I lost her in the midst of … Continue reading Telling my story one day at a time.

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

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

I Wear A Mask.

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ I wear a beautiful mask. I wear this mask to hide my insecurities. I put on a front.   I want you to know me, but wait, not all of me. Just the parts that are good enough to look at. I want you … Continue reading I Wear A Mask.

Go with the {Flow}.

Today's post is by our founder and creator, Live Brave Artist, Lesley Glenn. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Flow -  to move along steadily in a continuous stream. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Your life was designed to FLOW alongside the one who made you whole. Your FLOW was always meant to be unique. Happiness is a FLOW of life. You were designed … Continue reading Go with the {Flow}.

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.

Keep Calm and Love the Rain.

Today’s post is written by our Brave Writer, Lindsay Munoz. She breathes it in; the smell of fresh rain, the smell of life being created and renewed. She stares out of her water splattered window enjoying the stillness and feeling at peace. She’s always loved the season that makes all things new; it reminds her … Continue reading Keep Calm and Love the Rain.

Living In Hope

Day #10 We are a quarter of the way in this "Live Brave" journey. 10 days of radiation and I am beginning to feel a bit of a sunburn in the field where B*rad zaps me everyday. 10 days of driving to and from Orange County, traffic, no traffic, its like a full time job, … Continue reading Living In Hope