I Just Don’t Have Time

How often do you catch yourself saying, “I just don’t have time” or “I really wish I had more time”? Here’s some hard truth for you. You have the time, you just waste it. We all want time to learn a new skill, exercise, relax, spend time with our families, etc.  Yet how much timeContinue reading “I Just Don’t Have Time”

I Just Don’t Feel Like It

Some days, I just don’t think I have it in me.   Today was one of those days. My alarm went off at 6:00 a.m. this morning and I was NOT feeling it.   That bed felt so comfortable. I had been up late with meetings. It’s my weekend off.  Everything lined up to tell me, “TakeContinue reading “I Just Don’t Feel Like It”

Make Yourself Uncomfortable

How comfortable are you right now? Are you lounging on the couch?  Lying in bed?  Sitting at your desk? I hope you aren’t driving while you read this.   Ask yourself, when was the last time you were uncomfortable.  I don’t mean when was the last time that tag on your t-shirt bothered you.  I meanContinue reading “Make Yourself Uncomfortable”

How To Avoid A Quarantine Relapse

It’s amazing how quickly the world can change.  A few weeks ago, we were going about our lives in a relatively normal manner, and now many of us are confined to an at-home quarantine to avoid spreading the COVID-19 virus.   As for me, I’m still working.  People aren’t going to stop dying and someone hasContinue reading “How To Avoid A Quarantine Relapse”

Your Soul On Paper

Keeping a journal or diary was part of almost every man’s life for centuries. Many of the historical accounts we have of major events are taken from journals and diaries of the individuals involved.  Their journals give us a glimpse into their mind and allow us to travel back in time.  We’ve gotten away fromContinue reading “Your Soul On Paper”

Who Is Your Best Friend?

I’ve been talking about friendship quite often recently. It’s an important aspect of men’s lives that very often gets overlooked. Men have buddies, but it’s becoming rare to have close, intimate friendships. One comment that has come up repeatedly in my discussions with men regarding friendship is the statement, “my wife is my best friend.”Continue reading “Who Is Your Best Friend?”

The Fourth Foundation – FITNESS

This is the fourth post in a four-part series on The Four Foundations of Masculinity. The fourth foundation is Fitness. The three other Foundations of Masculinity dealt with topics outside of ourselves: Faith, Family, and Fraternity.  The foundation of fitness deals directly with our self. In fact, our physical self, our bodies. Fitness is aContinue reading “The Fourth Foundation – FITNESS”

My Story

The time must come in every man’s life where he looks himself in the mirror and decides to take charge.  For men in generations past, there was always a definitive moment for that to happen. They would go off to war, they would have to take on the responsibility of providing for their family atContinue reading “My Story”