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Fear = hell by Andy Bondurant

H. E. Double Hockey Sticks.

A Ball of Fire Yesterday I listened to Brian Johnson from Bethel church share a story from early in his marriage. Brian backed into a last minute trip to Brazil for missions work that he didn’t really want to go on. He didn’t want to go, but everything kept pointing him toward Brazil. This place of indecision allowed he and his wife’s imagination […]

Star Wars logo from 1977 Star Wars A New Hope DVD

What if Star Wars Never Happened?

Happy Star Wars Release Week! The Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens DVD, and the first trailer for the brand new Rogue One film were released this week. I don’t know about you, but the Bondurant family is in! We purchased one of the estimated 15-20 million copies of DVDs & blu-rays, and we’ve watched […]

You can speak peace in your life

Peace! Be still!

I’ve got you, babe… 2009 was not a good year for me. My business was failing – I lost $100,000 in one week. Kia’s business was faltering – a luxury services don’t sell in a down economy. Relationships were stressed – financial problems don’t make for warm fuzzies. Everything was falling apart. Have one of these years? In […]

How to go from survive to live, what's your why?

Survive or Live

12 Years a Slave In the movie 12 Years a Slave (adapted by the book of the same title), Solomon Northup is stolen from his freedom in the North to be a slave in the South. Solomon has lived a majority of his life as a free man, so the thought of slavery is completely […]

the power of affirmation in a selfie

Wait. Let me take a selfie!

I was lookin’ good! This week, as I walked out the door, heading to work, Kia looked up at me. She said, “You look really nice. Take a selfie.” I’ll be honest, she was just back from a trip, wiped out and hardly awake. I don’t know if she was seeing clearly. But I did it. I […]

Keep it real - honest and available

Think of all the posers you know | Keep it Real

Keepin’ it real. It started with my friend Shane getting real in a van full of guys he didn’t really know. He just told his story, no holds barred. 8 of us listening, amazed. At that moment, just hours into the trip, the weekend changed – the mood shifted. We went from 8 guys who had […]

Future Present Purpose on AndyBondurant.com

Body Parts, Sexual Innuendo and Purpose.

Beyond sports talk radio This week I listened to a discussion on sports talk radio. I know the sexual puns are ridiculous, so forgive me. It’s amazing how many puns can be made about a bodily function. You want to know the worst part? It sounds like a fun job to me! This particular discussion […]

There will be a Future from Netflix Narcos

There will be a Future.

Christmas in Colombia I’ve been thinking a lot about future lately. I began near Christmas. I was watching the show Narcos on Netflix. Narcos is about the Colombian drug cartels in the late 1980’s. The show outlines the power and influence the cartels wielded, and how Colombia and the US fought them. The battle came to a head […]

dream big dreams. Small dreams leave no room for a miracle -andy bondurant

(don’t) Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream Dream big dreams. Small dreams have no magic.  -Dottie Boreyko Abraham is 99 years old, and God just renewed His promise of a son through Abraham’s 89 year old wife. Abraham is honored, but he does something I might do. Laugh. I too would laugh at the absurdity of a 99 […]

Peace versus worry. You must have trust

Blowing up in the Back Seat

Don’t Worry… Years ago – Kia and I were on our way home from a vacation. We were returning from Colorado with friends (about a 10 hour drive). The trip had been great. Kia and I had connected deeper in our marriage. We bonded with our friends. The destination was beautiful. It was an easy, fun trip. However, I was […]