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

Beautiful Scars

Today's post come from Live Brave founder and creator, Lesley Glenn.   The image I see is not mine. Tears They trickle hotly down my cheeks. Cancer has branded me. Scars that mark my battle. A daily reminder, Of an enemy that wants to rob me of my identity. Steal my purpose. Destroy my future. … Continue reading Beautiful Scars

I Kept Walking

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ I am sitting here, in the plush velvet chair over looking a stage. A stage that hosted big names. People who started organizations that have made a global impact. I am sitting in a giant old elegant theater, listening to a speaker talk about … Continue reading I Kept Walking

Deep Eyes

Today's post is written by Brave Writer, Melanie Neilson. Deep Eyes I let myself breath deeply the fresh air as I closed my eyes and thanked God for allowing me to return.  I could hear the sounds of children laughing, chickens clucking, mommas yelling and a fire popping.  Kicking off my shoes I stepped into … Continue reading Deep Eyes

Black and White.

Today’s post is written by our Brave Artist Mariah Neilson ************************************************************************ In black and white, I am safe. In black and white, its wrong or right. It is either good enough or inadequate. In black and white, I am confined. When I stay in black and white, you can't see my ugly. But you can't … Continue reading Black and White.

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.

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

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

When Your Brave Gets {Messed} Up.

Day #3 Dear Brave Souls. So yesterday I had a little bump in the brave journey. As a matter of fact, my brave got  messed up for a bit. Watch this... Sometimes, its just the way it is going to go, your brave plan gets a bit side swiped by an encounter, event, conversation, or … Continue reading When Your Brave Gets {Messed} Up.