Several years ago, my mom instituted a tradition called "Daughters of the King" (not to be confused with the international Christian
|We are Daughters of the King!|
Yes, you. You are royalty. Yet how often do we remember this in our daily lives? It's so easy to let society/others' expectations/peer pressure/horrible events get us down, so that we feel controlled by the misery that surrounds us. But really, it doesn't have to be this way. God doesn't want us to walk with heads bowed in discouragement or low self-esteem. He is our King, and we are His children. He is obviously in control, so let us remember that!
In fact, St. Faustina--yes, the mystic nun--talks about this very thing!
"I am going forward through life amidst rainbows and storms, but with my head held high with pride, for I am a royal child. I feel that the blood of Jesus is circulating in my veins, and I Have put my trust in the great mercy of the Lord." (Notebook II, #992)
Whether or not you wear a tiara (and I fully support the wearing of a tiara), you must never forget that--though the world may push you down for following the Gospel--you belong to the King who rules over all!