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…

4 days without processed sugar, artificial sweeteners or corn syrup. Today was the most difficult… but I never questioned my resolve to quit. The harder it is, the more I realize what a grip sugar has on me! Oh, how I wish I didn’t miss the sweetness so much!  Today I did eat some fruit, …

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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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“‘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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God uses broken people. Broken people are often the most willing to let go of their own ideas and ideologies. Broken people have cracks and defects allowing God to seep inside their hearts and lives. Broken people are humble and less likely to demand perfection from others as they are fully aware of the lack …

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I have come to realize we can never be good enough for this world. We cannot be nice enough, thin enough, not rich enough, not talented enough, not giving enough, not organized enough, not smart enough… so I gave it up. There seems to be a catch… many people have not given up their expectations …

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The world would be a much better place if we didn’t get frustrated with others whose weaknesses are our strengths and envious of those whose strengths are our weaknesses. Why must we judge each other so? It is a known fact that not one of us is perfect and yet we moan and complain when …

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No matter how far you’ve gone down the wrong road, it’s never too late to turn around! Stop for a moment and look around… is this the place God desires for you to be? You will know in your heart if you have strayed off the path God has laid out for you! Do not …

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We are each flawed. That’s part of what being human is all about. The amazing thing is through our flaws we are best able to give and receive love! Who needs more love than the most flawed of us? Who know how to love more than the one who so desperately needs it? This is …

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No one is perfect. Some of us achieve moments of near-perfection, yet none of us are able to attain and maintain true perfection in this life. We are all the same to God, imperfect but love-able. When we observe another’s imperfections and judge them, we are being unfair. How can we expect from another what …

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