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Sometimes it is okay to rest...relax on Andybondurant.com

Spoons, Liar and Relax

Spoons, Lying and Relaxing This weekend, I celebrated Independence Day like most people. I hung out with my family. I read, I slept, I grocery shopped and I played games with my kids. My oldest daughter just got home from camp with a couple of games to teach the family. I knew both of them, […]

What do you want? Have an end in mind. Parent with values on AndyBondurant.com

Parenting 101: Begin with the End in Mind

What do you value? I have 4 talented and gifted children. Each are different, unique and quirky. Discussing them, their activities, their talents and our family schedule, I’ve found myself having the same discussion several times over the last couple of weeks during this topic of parenting. It goes something like this: Parent: My child […]

I know you are a leader by Andy Bondurant so lead well

I Know This About You

I Know This About You. I have a core philosophy on leadership. Are you ready? It’s not easy to comprehend. Okay, maybe it’s not so difficult…here it is. Everyone is a leader. You are a leader. If no one else, you are leading your family. Most likely you are leading beyond this. It could be […]

Desire is the genius within you.

Genius Is in You.

The Outliers In his book, Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell explores success. Why are some people successful? Is it luck? Is it timing? Is it practice? Is it finances? Is it talent? To answer these questions, Gladwell explores people like Bill Gates and the Beatles. What made them so wildly successful? I read Outliers when it was first […]

Remember when life was full by felt so empty?

Remember When Life Wasn’t Hard, but We Thought It Was?

Life Happens So Fast! Everyone experiences this. You endure a really difficult season of life. Years pass, and a realization hits – you had no idea what hard was. This was college for me. I thought I didn’t have time. I thought I didn’t have money. I thought I was under constant pressure. I thought […]

The Worst is always at rock bottom on AndyBondurant.com

What’s the Worst That Can Happen?

What’s the Worst that Can Happen? I was standing with Kia in our kitchen. It was sometime in 2009. Things weren’t going so well for us financially. Our businesses were suffering. Our personal finances were just as bad – maybe worse. I was looking out the window. That window looked over a few acres of land attached […]

The wild, potent and grand Pacific Ocean on Andy Bondurant

Wild Beyond Normal

I’m Going Back to Cali. As I write, I’m looking out my hotel room in California. The view is uninspiring, but the sound is unbelievable. In the background, I hear the sound of the Pacific Ocean tide washing in and out. It’s at once soothing and breathtaking. I am by no means a world traveler, […]

Kingdoms at War on AndyBondurant.com

Kingdoms at War

Coming soon! I’ve hinted at this for a few months, and I’ve shared it on social media, but I’ll soon be releasing a 30 Day Devotional book. This book will feature 30 daily segments of a short section of Scripture, my thoughts on that scripture and a small prayer. All of it meant to point your […]

do something

Do nothing. Be nothing. Say nothing.

The. Best. Year. Ever. The Golden State Warriors NBA team is all the rage these days. For years they were a championship afterthought. Last year, Golden State won the title, and now they just completed the best regular season of all time. They eclipsed Michael Jordan’s 1996 Bulls team by winning 73 games in one […]

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 […]