Not Just A Blonde

We are "Not Just" who we seem to be on this Earthly plane, but so much more. We are ALL children of a loving God who is calling us home to Love. This blog is dedicated to those of us on that journey together…

In the past few months I have begun to romanticize a life that would center around religious reading, meditation and contemplation. Oh, what a lovely life it would be! How wonderful it would be to spend my days praying, reading spiritual books and researching the Bible, talking to others and thinking about things of a …

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The Good Father: Of God, Doubt, and Gay Relationships. This blog post is so beautifully written that it brought me to tears as I traveled along with the author in his heartache and healing as he learned that he is loved by God for who he is: His Child. No matter what. This is a …

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Have you ever felt like things in your life were somehow not right? You start your days feeling frustrated, confused, almost restless, not sure exactly what was wrong, just knowing things weren’t as they should be? You weren’t at Peace but you couldn’t say why! I’ve been in this situation several times in my life! I tried working …

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My miracle moment was both the most extraordinary and ordinary moment of my entire life. The day of the miracle started out as a typical day. On that day I felt just as normal as ever. I wasn’t vigorously seeking God nor actively turning from Him. Honestly, until that miracle moment I hadn’t thought much …

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Recently, after a fairly impassioned pro-gay rights rant I was asked by my husband: “You’re not gay, so why do you care?” He asked this not in a jerky-judgmental way, but in a I-don’t-know-why-you’re-so-worked-up kinda way. After all, I’m a legally married, heterosexual, middle-age, middle-class, mom. I live the American tradition. I teach Sunday School. …

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The essence of who we really are is not what the world sees nor the characteristics or roles that we often define ourselves by. We are not our age, our gender; we are not our height, our weight nor our BMI; we are not our race, our hair color nor our nationality; we are not …

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Everyone knows someone, or two or three someones that are horrible human beings… or just plain difficult to like, not to mention LOVE! They are self-centered, passive aggressive, pushy, insensitive, or just plain “evil”! It seems impossible to tolerate being in their presence without having our skin crawl with the immediate desire to flee, let …

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When we believe the world’s lies… Jesus cries. He mourns the Separation of us from His Love and His Peace. When we realize the futility of life on the world’s terms we have begun our journey Home. His ways are superior to anything this world can devise! His ways lead to Life (Light)… the world’s …

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Sin isn’t about breaking the rules, it’s about playing the wrong game. With sin, you will never truly win. When you choose sin over Spirit you choose darkness over Light. Sin separates us from God and from feeling His Love. God never stops loving His Creation, however in sin we are unable to feel His …

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