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…

Love is a mindset, love is a choice. Love has nothing to do with the worthiness or the behavior of others and everything to do with our capacity to love. Love has more to do with our ability to express empathy and compassion and faith and hope and kindness and forgiveness and generosity. The ability …

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The time we spend resting is the time we spend healing and recovering from life. We need this time to be healthy and whole. We often care for others who are tired, who are sick and who are weak…. yet we feel guilty taking care of ourselves. Resting is the loving thing to do! We …

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When we come closer to love we come closer to God and to all that He wills for us. I firmly believe we each are here in this life to learn to love. Some are challenged by trying to love others, some are challenged to learn to love themselves. Love is the key to the …

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When we can’t do it all on our own, we then can admit we need each other. We need each other for forgiveness… for strength… for encouragement… for help… for healing… and to share the burdens and joys of our life journey. We were not created to be autonomous but to live in life’s Garden …

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When you think of others before you think of yourself, you are humble. When you are less concerned about what others are thinking of you and more concerned about how they are feeling, you are humble. When you are not concerned about what you are getting form others, but how you can give, you are …

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When people treat you poorly and you wonder what to do: choose love. Love forgives, love is patient, love is kind. Love is humble and hopeful. When people treat you poorly it’s most often not about you but it is about their fears, their weaknesses and their darkness. The last thing love does is take …

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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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Who understands pain more than those who have been injured? Who understands suffering better than those who have been traumatized? It is often through our experiences that we develop compassion for others as they struggle on life’s path. Pain brings with it the gift of insight and knowing the needs of those who suffer or …

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We need more compassion in our world and in our lives. When we hurt along with others who are hurting, we are connected to them through their suffering. This connection is a pathway for love. We are able to grow more compassionate by getting outside of ourselves and suffering alongside those who suffer. It’s this …

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