I find that most self-help books are a lot more gender-neutral and based on market-orientated skills, such as: how to be confident, charismatic, and eliminate stress. I've had some trouble finding…Continue
"If you haven't read East of Eden, you should. It may not fall into the character development category, but it will leave a mark on you in some way. You will identify with a character and gain perspective on life, family and generations. "
"I agree that To Kill a Mockingbird describes some manly virtues and particularly, the character of Atticus Finch offers much to be commended and perhaps emulated. I also think Plato's Republic, and other Socratic dialogues, as well as the…"
"Lies My Teacher Told Me; Everything your American history textbook got wrong By James W Loewen. Made me go back all the way to review all I took as fact. Found out about histology and the methodology for fact finding in a very…"
"Oddly enough, it's not a self-help book. It's a college literature textbook, Man and His Measure. A bit dated now, but a wonderful exposition of a lot of very good writing. Otherwise, you can't go wrong starting…"
"To kill a mockingbird- Atticus Finch is one of the greatest examples of manhood. I reread the book yearly, and attempt to practice some of his character traits.
The Bible- Being a strong Christian, this one is obvious and shouldn't require…"
"I've heard good things about "Wild at Heart", by Eldridge ... geared toward Christian Men. I haven't read it yet, though.
Financial Peace and The Total Money Makeover, both by Ramsey, completely upended how I…"
"Look at the pictures of Josh and his Dad together. The body language of both of them says it all. There is a deeply dysfunctional relationship dynamic going on there. Honestly, I could not help but feel some sympathy for Josh and his assorted…"
"Commish, I'm the worst source of info on this subject....but Jesus said that as we obey Him, He reveals Himself to us. To obey Him will put us at odds with the world...therfore it will take faith. His promise is to reveal Himself to us in John…"
"I tried many times before I finally quit. What finally did it was pipe-smoking. A good friend of mine was interested in me quitting smoking cigarettes, so he bought me a pipe. I thoroughly enjoyed it, and it seems like it might…"