Author Archives: Bonnie

Does Kindness Cure White Fragility?

Lately, I’ve been considering the term “white fragility.” I looked it up.  My understanding is that many white people are hypersensitive about being accused of being racist, even though we are by default.  We unconsciously use our outrage over being … Continue reading

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The Path of Reconciliation…

Dear Friends,  This is a repost of an article I wrote for ServiceSpace.   Sweet are the uses of adversity. –Shakespeare Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. – Rumi Reality goes … Continue reading

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I Want to be Better

Last Sunday I spoke about racism (click here). I ended the sermon with: “I know it’s odd for a minister in our denomination to say this…we’re always telling people they are whole, perfect, and complete… but right now I just … Continue reading

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