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…

 After hearing of the Supreme Court ruling today from my one of my blogging besties at The Pink Triangle,  I wanted to somehow celebrate! I decided to treat myself to a celebratory pedicure! With rainbows on both feet today I will be proudly showing my support and congratulations to ALL of us who have won …

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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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Most folks know what being a Christian is… but what is a Progressive Christian? I was recently asked that by someone on the The Ministry of Progressive Christianity‘s Facebook Page where I “minister” as an admin. Actually, it didn’t take me but a moment to answer and this is what I believe being a Progressive …

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It is crazy how hate can eat us up! Hate robs us of peace and precious time! I’ve been there, trust me and hatred is nowhere you want to linger! I prayed and I prayed to have my hatred taken away! After some serious prayer and meditation it became clear to me I needed to …

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I made a video this past week-end for the NALT Projectย in support of LGBT individuals that have been wrongly judged, condemned, and isolated from their faith due to mis-interpretation of the Bible outside of it’s historical context. I basically just prayed sat down and started talking… no script just sharing from my heart. It is …

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In the past few months I have begun to romanticize a life that would center around religious reading, meditation and contemplation. Oh, what a lovely life it would be! How wonderful it would be to spend my days praying, reading spiritual books and researching the Bible, talking to others and thinking about things of a …

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My miracle moment was both the most extraordinary and ordinary moment of my entire life. The day of the miracle started out as a typical day. On that day I felt just as normal as ever. I wasn’t vigorously seeking God nor actively turning from Him. Honestly, until that miracle moment I hadn’t thought much …

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Recently, after a fairly impassioned pro-gay rights rant I was asked by my husband: “You’re not gay, so why do you care?” He asked this not in a jerky-judgmental way, but in a I-don’t-know-why-you’re-so-worked-up kinda way. After all, I’m a legally married, heterosexual, middle-age, middle-class, mom. I live the American tradition. I teach Sunday School. …

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So, I’ve chosen forgiveness…but when I come face to face with my transgressor or even if they come to mind I feel like I have to chose forgiveness… All. Over. Again. Each time I’m hoping that this will be the last time I experience agitation or resentment when confronted with the past. Sometimes after weeks, …

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I’ve felt for a long time now that I just didn’t quite “click” with the traditional fundamentalist Christian views. It has become very clear to me I’m not like the mainstream “Fundamentalist” Christian. It has caused me brief periods of anxiety as I wondered if I was being honest and authentic as I attended Church …

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