Hello everyone!! I know it's been a good minute since I've written a blog, and gave some insight into my life, what I've been up to , and just who I am in general. Believe me, every blog post back to 2014 is still here, and all of the realizations and lessons in them certainly still apply. I'm still the same woman, just a bit more seasoned and wise. As I'm sitting here writing this, I must admit I sho' did missed this! So, just to simply answer the question, I've been living!
When I first started writing, I had done SO much living that I needed to really stop and process the experiences, and the lessons learned. That was such a therapeutic time for me, as I was truly on a search of my authentic self, and organizing my thoughts and feelings truly revealed myself to me. In turn, I was able to share it with the world and liberate myself from the clutter of unprocessed emotions. I had some major life changes happen to me in 2016, 2017, 2018. 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022! I know, right? Every year! Am I going to spill the tea. Most definitely. Where though?
Well, as some of you know, my first book ends with me saying that there will be another book, telling the story all about how my youngest daughter got here. At the time that book was published, that story was in the middle of some major developments, so I wanted to live it and play it out first. It's not advisable to be sharing play by play of your life with anyone who isn't involved in it. It's not healthy in my opinion, and you are not truly operating from your authentic self because you're subconsciously trying to make it "look good" to others.
What's awesome about being your authentic self, is that you can unapologetically do things on your time. That has become a theme for me, and I don't make apologies for my actions concerning other's curiosity about me.
You wouldn't believe the amount of internet stalkers, and freaks that have tried to get my attention. I might make a post showing some of the types of messages I get. That wouldn't be to brag, it would be in support of my decision to unplug for a while.
In 2017, we found out that my dad had a brain tumor. It was tremendously devastating news, heart crushing, and unfair. I wrestled with so many thoughts; my mental health was in turmoil.
He passed away on 12/31/2019.
I journaled and published a book in 2020, called The Truth: What a Helluva Drug, and it is about me taking care of my dad during the last 6 months of his life. The truth about in home hospice care, and how life and death truly show you who family is. The link is on the BUY BOOKS tab if your interested in the details.
Discovering who you are again once you have lost a parent is a long arduous journey, but facing, and embracing it is the best thing I could have done.
I don't want to make this blog too long, it's really just to say, "I'M BACK Y'ALL". New and improved. Tried and true.
I have updated parts of the site, and will continue to do so until it is fully up to speed.
Feels good to be back. I promise to give you what you've been waiting for.
Faith is the currency of blessings and hearts desires. You must exchange it with God to "cash out". Could it be that you are not where you want to be in life because you can't afford it?
You may be thinking, Affording my life? What do you mean? I'm glad to know that is what you were silently thinking.
Depending on the blessing you're asking for, the amount of faith required is different.
For example, the amount of faith required to start a business is far less than the amount needed to have a successful business.
I am a woman of faith, and I know many women of faith. You should be aware by now that worrying negates prayers. At the same time that we are aware this, many of us worry about finances and money in general. Could it be we are negating our desires by worrying and not believing we will have abundance?
Talk is cheap. Especially when it comes to manifesting things in our lives. As I stated in my first book, Turn on The Lights, you can not fool God. Talking about our goals and plans, making it look good to others in conversation, yet not truly believing in them only stagnates and shines a light on that situation.
Belief is in the results. Look around you. Whatever your circumstances, it's a result of what you believed you could achieve. We have to apply the knowledge we have from how God blessed us with things we truly believed we could have and WILL THE DESIRES INTO EXISTENCE. Desires, dreams, and hopes are all waiting for us. (Hebrews 11:1)
You may be thinking, How do you will things into existence? I'm glad you're thinking about that too!
Go within and give your Imagination permission. Now, picture yourself wherever you want to be and be there. Stay there. Construct the details, smell the smells, imagine the sequences of that moment, be happy in the moment of dreaming, feel the feelings, then ask for this to be so.
Refrain from imagining what it will take to get there. Refrain from imagining the details of the what if's. The devil is in the details.
Imagine your desires are a destination, only 8 hours away by plane. Where you're in a plane, the things that are going on on the ground are too far away for you to focus on. Your destination is the only focus. The pilot of the plane isn't concerned with any local traffic or accidents, stampedes, concerts, award shows, or anything distracting.
So, Just. Fly. You will reach your destination because that is how God has it set up.
In my experience, being the only self-made successful example in my family, I learned that it wasn't easy to imagine a life that you've never witnessed. Until I understood this one principle.
"Life isn't happening to me; it is responding to me." Responding. That was a light switch to add to the first eight light switches I talk about in my book that sent me off to the races! I was like, "Oh, ok! Respond then, Life! I am the author of my life story! Let's make it a great one!"
This is also called Universal law, something I talk about in my second book, What You Don't Know About Your Soul. This is something we do not know about our soul - Universal laws, is law people!
So, what am I saying? You finance your faith with unwavering faith that is true to the feeling language. Not your words. Believe that you are worth everything you desire and OWN that feeling.
What about disappointments and timing?
Yes, I'm glad you thought that as well.
Ego wants things now; Spirit knows when it is ready. Trusting Gods timing is a big part of the unwavering faith process. Simply putting our desires out doesn't mean instant gratification in all cases.
It comes when the time is right, and the faith has been exchanged - as currency.
The more your faith grows, the faster things manifest. I'll share a few of my most recent manifestations in the next posts.