Is Porn A Gateway Drug?

Looking back on the many years that I battled with sexual addiction, I sometimes wonder, ”Where did it all begin?” Was there some traumatic event that sparked it?  When was I first exposed to sexual sin? What got me hooked? The answer is porn.  It may have started innocently enough.  I was a hormonal, curiousContinue reading “Is Porn A Gateway Drug?”

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 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”

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”