"Volunteer at an elelmentary School or the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. There are thousands of kids (especially boys without dads at home) who would benefit from a positive role model.
Get in with the Big Brother Program and/or some…"
"This is standard operating procedure in the work-a-day world. It's eat or be eaten, establishg the pecking order. This guy is a school yard bullie and he's trying to make you his bitch. Don't be a victim. The only way to handle a…"
"Here's another Southern Baptist chiming in. I worked with children for 20 years in the church and in the public sector. I've seen many occasions where churches pushed children into decisisons they weren't ready to make.
There are two…"
"I did not know how bad I was at grammar until I became an elementary school teacher and had to teach it. There are so many subtle rules. Good grammar makes sound more eduacated and polished. But, beware: once you make good grammar a habit bad…"
"My dad served 20 years in the Air Force. I grew up military. We spent part of the Vietnam War in the Philippenes. He was an electrician on cargo planes. He would talk about the planes coming back from Vietnam would rittled with bullet holes."
"Going shirtless isn't about looking sexy. It's about being a guy. 1% of the population looks like Brad Pitt. So no matter where you are in your fitness journey own it! Like Carl said start small. Go shirtless at home. Then push the…"
"I totally agree with RJ. I would think for every guy in your situation there are 50 intelligent, hard working black women who have their shit together who are wondering where all the good, decent black men are. You're a commodity.
"I totally believe the statitistics. My wife and I both in our late 40's we both have masteres degrees. We live in small to medium sized house, drive mid-priced cars, don't buy new clothes often, have no credit cards. We make $110,000 a…"
"I taught in the public schools for 10 years. I got out 15 years ago when all this crap was starting to unfold. They want us to be more like China and produce non-thinking workers. Our Public School System that once was the greatest in the world is…"
"You have a great attitude, Daniel. You will meet an intelligent, well-rounded group of men on this site. I wish I had access to this much masculine affirmation when I was in high school. Feel free to bounce any idea off these guys."
Thanks for the friend ad! You were asking what I thought of Oklahoma when I lived there - to be honest I loved it, much prefer it to living in the UK. Also I felt the people were a lot friendlier and more sociable, for example a tutor said that at lunch you could just ask other students if you could sit with them - this would be unthinkable in the UK.
"It has been a great experience. I made friends, had experiences and saw things that I would never have been able to if I had just stayed at home. It was initially a little challenging but once I got confident in my classroom management, it became a…"
"Sounds like you were stuck between a rock and a hard place and made a tough decision to get out of it! I wish you the best of luck in getting your masters degree, and thanks for sharing! It's surprising to see how many individuals on here have…"
Walking Through Clouds . we walk but we do not seeit takes a while to focusthe clouds get in the way.some say they do not seethe clouds in the way butthey are there anyway.I see the clouds clearlybut others never see themthey are looking at their feet.Sometimes the clouds liftand I can see for days butthen the clouds come back.I walk among the cloudsI also see through themwalking careful with open eyes.Some people choose what theywant to see while on Earth, andsome never see well at all.. I…See More