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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Free yourself to be yourself! I’m in a place where I am trying to embrace my uniqueness. I’m letting go of the need to be understood or liked.  There is a freedom with this. A freedom that allows me to dance to my own rhythm and find my own special place in this big beautiful …

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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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Love. ❀️ It’s why we are here. It is what we have each been called to do above anything else. Love our neighbors, love our enemies, love our family, love our friends… love ourselves.  Who are we to stand in the way of love? πŸ’› Who are we to dictate how others are called to …

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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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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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ο»Ώ ο»ΏDon’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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β€œβ€˜Everything is permissible for me’—but not everything is beneficial. β€˜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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There is something quite freeing when we let go of the need to always be liked. Often if we are not liked it has more to do with the other person than anything we have done. Are we always going to act perfect and never do anything that upsets another? Absolutely not! But, everyone is …

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