Hello everyone,I have been around posting, and forgot to introduce myself. My name is Adam. I work in IT and also am a Youth Pastor. I have a beautiful wife who I hope to have children with soon and…Continue
"Wild at Heart by John Eldridge is a book that I read at least 3 times and then got the audio book and listened to it a couple more times. His perspective of true masculinity is the first where I felt free to be adventurous and to live courageously.…"
"As a Christian I really wanted to see it and went to see it last night. With all the Criticism I decided to go to the movie to enjoy a good action flik rather than judge it as a strict bible movie. I personally loved the movie. Yes there are things…"
"I am non-denominational as well but totally understand. You need to find where your family is. You are completely right about not being born again to avoid Hell. The Love of God is so amazing that should be reason enough.
One point to help you…"
"Adam, I am totally with you in that struggle. My wife and I just had our daughter 8 months ago and the time that she was pregnant with her she had a low sex drive. She didn't really ever come out of it either until a little…"
"Hi Stein thanks for your comments. I am young but I do understand to a point. I have just become a father. I am super excited and my daughter is amazing, but I haven't had actual sex with my wife for at least 6 months which isn't quite a…"
"I find it interesting that those who have the addiction are the ones who defend their habit as healthy.
It is also unfortunate that some would ridicule a man who believes living for making his wife happy instead of making himself happy. To me it…"
"You are right. that church really should be welcoming of your entire family. You may have heard this from others, but you may want to consider a different church. I go to a church that loves kids incredibly so I know they exist. You shouldn't…"
"My advice is much like many of the other dads. It is very worth the time. Though My wife is still in recovery time...there is grace to endure and my little girl is very much worth the time and sacrifice."
"Well I can tell you this joining the masons has been a bucket list item for many years it was very important to me, and thus the lodge I chose is also. I did not just choose it out of practicality. It was because of the people that would be teaching…"
Since posting my original EDC kit, I've added a small torch (Photon Freedom Micro.)
I do have a larger Victorinox SwissChamp, but I live in the UK and (although I'm legally allowed to own a blade up to 3" in length)…"
"Since you probably won't have a access to a kiln to fire the finished sculpture - I would use one of the Amoco self hardening clays. They have a mexican pottery clay that air hardens to a nice red, without needing glazing or other decoration -…"
"I attended a Festival style for the York Rite, and while I am grateful to be allowed into the Chapter/Council/Commandery, I do feel the loss that I am not as proficient in the work as I am with the first 3 degrees.
Having said that, my 2 Blue Lodges…"
"I found that different men earn in different ways. I developed a visual mnemonic system combining my ability for spelling and words to flawlessly memorize the Q&A for all 3 degrees.
if it works, it works. if it doesn't it doesn't,…"
"Bingo, True Masonry is needed more and more in today's world, with society actively diluting the role of Men in society and the role of Father in the family.
This was actively designed well thought and executed by those who want to destroy…"