Evangelism in the Park

Today's post is by our Brave Writer, Angela Giles Klocke The wind picks up suddenly and blows all my name cards away from me, just as I am about to take the group shot. Like a scene out of a comedy, I take off chasing them. Two elude me, flying farther away each time I … Continue reading Evangelism in the Park

Rebirth. {A Poem of Redemption}

Today's post is written by our Brave Poet, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson... Crushed in humility and flowered with mercy. I am not perfect. Apologies on the forefront beside fear. The courage I feigned, wavering at the possible rejections. I can't answer all my questions. Why must love be tough? Why do friendships die? Why can't I … Continue reading Rebirth. {A Poem of Redemption}

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.

Faith 101

Today’s post is written by our Brave Writer, Jazmyne Tamar Johnson  2:00 P.M. Saturday afternoon. Although my curtains are drawn and block out the majority of the rays, I can still see the reflection of light on my bedroom walls; I turn my face into the pillow. For some reason, today, the sun reminds me … Continue reading Faith 101


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.

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

Make Your Mess, Your Message

Day #4 I remember when  Robin Roberts was first  diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2007.  I didn't follow the story much then.  However, her story got my attention when she was diagnosed with,  myelodysplastic syndrome, or pre leukemia, which she contracted as a result of her breast cancer treatment.   With my own diagnosis, … Continue reading Make Your Mess, Your Message