Memories That Sting & A Father That Never Fails

My Father said to me on his deathbed what I had waited my entire 25-years of life at the time to hear - “ Bonnie you’re so beautiful. I’m proud of you & I love you.” I can ponder on that to this day at 48 years old & still weep as though it were …

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The Risk Of Real & Vulnerability

“If something inside of you is real, we will probably find it interesting, and it will probably be universal. So you must risk placing real emotion at the center of your work. Write straight into the emotional center of things. Write toward vulnerability. Risk being unliked. Tell the truth as you understand it. If you’re …

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That Beautiful Name

“My name is the strong tower in your life. The death on the cross was the master stroke of the enemy's defeat, for it was at the cross I gave you My name as the ultimate weapon against all the wiles of the enemy. When you see difficulties looming all around you Beloved, know that …

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Don’t Let Go

I laid in bed & read some last night before turning out the lights. Which incited things haphazardly swirling around in my mind in normal fashion. I thought about the years I had spent in church, diligently reading my Bible & praying & darkening the doors every time they were open. And judging anyone who …

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Knives, Gavels, Whys & Staying Self-Aware

Judgment. What an ugly, destructive & powerful thing it is. We wield it like a knife, slashing away at whatever or whoever we feel justified slashing at. Or as a gavel, ready to pound away at whatever or whoever makes us squirm. Judge not lest you be judged. I have certainly been guilty. These days …

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