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? πŸ€”πŸ’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? πŸ’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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Isn’t it the sad truth that we are taught so much more by our enemies and those who irritate us than those who are within our inner circles and those who we easily love? From those we dislike we learn patience, forgiveness, humility, acceptance, and most importantly how to truly Love. We learn from those …

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We each have treasures tucked inside our hearts and inside our minds. As we discover these treasures inside each of us, even as we uncover them within ourselves, we experience the joy of discovery and the awe of authentic existence.  Each of us are brilliantly unique. We are each carrying something within us that cannot …

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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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On June 1st of this year I went cold turkey on sugar including: processed sugar, corn syrup, artificial sweeteners, honey and agave… basically ALL sugars except that which is naturally found in fruit. I learned quite a few things during this challenge… most of those I will share with now, although I may expand on …

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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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I’ve come to realize by making healthy choices and directly extending myself love, patience, forgiveness and compassion I can become the me as I was intended to be! Without my health, excess weight and food:drink cravings as distractions I can pursue my purpose and my dreams with confidence and without distractions! Big lessons I’m learning …

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16 days sugar free! I’m over half way through my sugar-free 30 and I’m still slightly struggling but becoming more comfortable within my discomfort. I am also starting to realize I may never be a poster girl for sugar-free living…I just love love love sugar too dang much! 😝 πŸ˜‰β€οΈAnn

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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