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…

Do you have needs? Do you know what they are? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ’œ I’m not even sure what it means to have needs but I do know that recognizing them and unashamedly getting them met is an important component of self-love and validation of self-worth. Why haven’t I ever thought about this before? ๐Ÿ’œ I have had …

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Shhhhh, already! Quiet that voice that hates you… you know, the one that goes on (and on, and on…) about how much you suck. The one that rubs into your face your imperfections, and minimizes your value and worth. The one that tells lies just because it can.  Silence that voice… tell it firmly to …

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In this moment I send Gratitude into the Universe as I let go of the need for others to accept me, like me and approve of all that I say or do. The striving for everyone to like me is pointless! Unless I give away or deny parts of myself on a daily basis I …

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We all get fearful and discouraged sometimes. It is natural to pull into ourselves and withdraw a bit as we protect our hearts and heal our wounds. Yet, we must always remember the source of true healing comes from a Source beyond our self-limiting illusions. When things get you down it is indeed best to …

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Sometimes this life just does not make sense. Things happen that seem so random, so tragic, so unfair… and yet, I was reminded by a sweet soul sister and friend (who has demonstrated inspiring and unwavering spiritual faith amidst great tragedy) that those things that happen in this life, especially those things that confuse us …

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How do we expect anyone else to respect our boundaries if we don’t respect ourselves?! Self-love and self-respect are the first step in learning to set healthy and loving boundaries with others. The second thing we must do is stop pretending that everything is all right, when it’s not! The third thing is to tell …

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Here’s the thing, it is easy to see and to judge other people’s faults and wrongdoings. Super easy. So easy in fact we might assume that we are better than they are… you know, less “guilty”, “annoying” or “wrong”. When we look at ourselves we have a difficult time finding real fault… and even when …

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Well, I finished this book by Mike Yaconelli! Messy Spirituality: a book about God’s love for imperfect “messed up” people like you and me! Struggle with imperfections? Made shameful mistakes? Do you continue to mess up and fess up? Are you waiting to be perfect before you seek God? Don’t wait. God loves us messy …

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Sometimes things happen in this life and it’s like the rug is pulled out from underneath us. I don’t understand why God allows for tragedy… and I’m not sure any “reason” uttered right now could even bring peace in this moment.  Just over a year ago my friend married the man of her dreams… and …

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