Make Your Bed

In a now-famous commencement address given at the University of Texas in 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven told the graduates if they wanted to change the world, to start by making their bed. “If you make your bed every morning you will have accomplished the first task of the day. It will give you aContinue reading “Make Your Bed”

The Re-Read, Re-Write, Re-Word, Re-Apply Bible Reading Method

How often do you read your Bible? If the answer is anything less than daily, you have some work to do.   I know it can be hard to find the time.  I know some parts of the Bible aren’t exactly a page-turner.  But we need to immerse ourselves in Scripture daily.   Brothers, everything we needContinue reading “The Re-Read, Re-Write, Re-Word, Re-Apply Bible Reading Method”

Dear Younger Me

If you could write a letter to a younger version of yourself, What would you say? Would you give yourself sage advice?  Or maybe a warning? Would you encourage yourself to make changes that you wish you had made earlier? I was pondering this the other day.  I was thinking about what my life wouldContinue reading “Dear Younger Me”

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”

The Third Foundation – FRATERNITY

This is the third post in a four-part series on The Four Foundations of Masculinity. The third foundation is Fraternity. Of the four foundations we are looking at regarding masculinity, fraternity is the one that is most overlooked.  Having close male friends is not considered nearly as important as faith, family, and fitness.  The effectContinue reading “The Third Foundation – FRATERNITY”

The Second Foundation – FAMILY

This is the second post in a four-part series on The Four Foundations of Masculinity. The second foundation is Family. After a man’s faith, his family is the next most important thing in his life.  They are who he loves, why he does what he does, and will give him more happiness than anything elseContinue reading “The Second Foundation – FAMILY”

The Night It Almost Came Crashing Down

I’m going to share some brutal honesty and openness here. A few nights ago, everything almost came crashing down. I got a text from a girl I used to hook up with.   I had long ago deleted numbers from my phone, but I knew who it was.  It wasn’t even anything suggestive.  It was aContinue reading “The Night It Almost Came Crashing Down”

The First Foundation – FAITH

This is the first post in a four part series on The Four Foundations of Masculinity.   The first foundation is the one on which all others are built… Faith.   A man without faith is a man without purpose, without hope, and without peace.   We are all searching for God.  Many of us just don’t realizeContinue reading “The First Foundation – FAITH”

The Four Foundations of Masculinity

This is an introduction to a four part series on the Four Foundations of Masculinity.  Each post will focus on a different aspect of our lives that we must have a firm grasp of in order to live a purposeful and fulfilling life.   I believe there are four foundations of masculinity that when put together,Continue reading “The Four Foundations of Masculinity”

PORN FREE Resource List

Since starting this blog, I have had many people message me looking for resources to help battling porn and sex addiction.  So I thought I would list out a few resources and books that I’ve found helpful. I am also a resource.  I’m a man who’s been through the battle, is still in the battle,Continue reading “PORN FREE Resource List”