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…

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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27 days of sugar-free living have passed. I’m doing much much better everyday with less and less cravings. I have found that I am beginning to plan what sugary treats I may consume when I finish this challenge. Part of me can’t wait… and another part of me is scared. to. death.  The “what ifs” …

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  Pain propels us towards spiritual and personal growth. Who is willing to make a change if they are comfortable? It is our discomfort and pain that encourage us and even at times force us to make changes, take risks and grow! Pain is not the enemy, complacency is. Welcome the pains in your life as …

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  Forcing love just does not work. Specifically, holding onto a relationship that needs to evolve causes pain. It is not beneficial to resist change nor is it the loving thing to do for ourselves or for another. Change is indeed one of the few constants in this life!  Holding on to a relationship you …

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  When you want to give up, call it quits, throw in the towel, knowing that you’ve done ALL you can… stop and pray for God to lead your way. God will either hold open the door or He will spring open the shade to shed new light onto your circumstances. Giving up doesn’t mean …

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 Don’t be fooled by others tough exteriors… often the most vulnerable and wounded try to protect themselves by covering up their pain with a cloak of false confidence and strength. Sometimes those who appear the strongest are actually the weakest and those that seem the most self-assured are filled with the biggest doubts.  Love …

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Those of you who know me well know how much I’ve loved Starbucks over the years. My coveted drink is a Venti, nonfat white mocha, extra-hot, stirred, no whip, with foam and a dash of cinnamon dolce topping. Trouble is my love affair with Starbucks had taken an obsessive turn for the worse. I started using …

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What does it mean to ‘please God’? Does it mean to be giving? Patient? Kind?  Pleasing God is not just about giving, because many people give with expectations of something in return. This does not please God. Pleasing God is not just about Patience. Many murderers are patient as they plot and wait for the …

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“‘Everything is permissible for me’—but not everything is beneficial. ‘Everything is permissible for me’—but I will not be mastered by anything.” 1 Corinthians 6:12 (NIV) In other words: Just because you CAN do something doesn’t mean you SHOULD do something! Beware of addictions and dangerous choices that might hurt you… think before you do anything! …

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So what, you messed up? You say you feel like a filthy piece of garbage at the bottom of a dumpster in the back alley behind a sleazy bar? You feel like a loser? You feel like trash? Before you throw away the rest of your life… before you give up on your future… before …

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