It all started in Feburary 2021, my cousin called me and told me that she wanted to go on a trip for her birthday to Las Vegas for her birthday. The trip would take place during the first week of April. I thought to myself, "Wow, Las Vegas, that's somewhere I would love to go." Then, I thought about the fact that I would have to fly and I had never flown before because of my fear of flying. My anxiety instantly rose to 1000. I knew that a flight to Las Vegas was not short and that if I chose to go that this would be a defining moment for me.
Today, I get to celebrate a special occasion. My youngest child, my only son, turns 10 year old today. So, today is my 10 year anniversary of being a mother of 3 children. At the time of my son's birth, my daughters were 5 and 3 years old. Bringing him into the "fold" successfully required… Continue reading Lessons on 3
https://youtu.be/I5FTiwDbrxg I am just thankful that in the middle of this COVID 19 pandemic, God is still in control. He is still providing us with the things that we need in spite of all of thejob losses, health challenges, financial difficulties, food shortages, school closings and so much more. This pandemic has been very anxiety… Continue reading Blessed in the Middle of a Global Pandemic
Its 2020 on the Live Royal Blog and we are about to celebrate our 3rd Birthday! Yay! In anticipation of this momentous occasion, we wanted to share a few of the songs that inspire us to keep going! "Walking on Sunshine" Jennifer Lopez I started loving this song while I was in college. I love… Continue reading Live Royal Blog Playlist
One of the most difficult parts of being a childhood trauma survivor is the guilt we feel about our own successes especially if there were other people in similar situations who were unable to "make it out" especially when they are family members. We feel levels of guilt similar to folks with survivor's guilt from… Continue reading Survivor’s Guilt
One of the worst growing pains that we experience is recognizing when someone's time in our life has come to an end. No matter how hard, how toxic, how difficult a relationship becomes.. we fail to accept its inevitable ending. This year, one of the lessons that I am determined to allow myself… Continue reading “The Good in Goodbye..”
Happy 2019! I pray that 2019 has been full of new beginnings, fruitful opportunities and amazing experiences so far. I hope that you have been victorious in the face of challenges and that your belief in your own strength has grown in the face of difficulties. As for me, 2019 has been a… Continue reading Twice Exceptional..
At midnight tonight, we will be starting the month of August. August 1st will mark two months since I attended the funeral of my father. It is an experience that I will never forget as long as I live. On Friday, May 25, 2018 at 7:02pm, I witnessed my dad take his last breath and… Continue reading Changes
Good afternoon to all of the beautiful readers of this blog! Happy March! I am looking forward to Springtime and the delightful weather that it brings. One of my favorite things to do in Spring is spending time in public parks and spaces with family and friends. The days are longer, the sun is brighter,… Continue reading Forfeiting Destiny
With the Lord on my side, I feel that I am unstoppable. He is the creator of my destiny - who else can guide me toward it better than He can?!