"Actually, AoM usually has a few teams that participate. It *is* a very good charity.
I've no great desire to shave off my beard, but maybe some styling? I could shave down to a traditional goatee, and then let the mustache…"
I know shaving goes against all that is beardly, but it is a pretty good cause.I decided to commit to it this year but my wife has never seen my chin and so made the stipulation that I have to raise $500 before shaving. I'm even willing to act as sacrificial lamb goat (because they have beards) so as to preserve the many fine beards found here.Go to www.Movember.com if you haven't heard of it and want more info, and …See More
This group is for all AoM readers who have an association with the armed forces, be it past, present, or future. If you served in a branch of the military yourself, please tell us about your experiences and what the military has meant for your life.See More
Discussions on science, pseudoscience, education, and general skepticism.May contain discussions on religion, cynicism, and other fragile topics. Not prepared on machinery used to process nuts.See More
"I've made friendships with at least 3 pastors. I consider it my gift - befriending pastors. :) But, you are dead on. It's hard. Most either share too much or too little for the exact reasons you described.…"
"What's ery intersting about this thread is how the procrastinating OP has managed to involve the well-intentioned AoM community in enabling his procrastination.
To the OP: You need to drop all the social media stuff for a while. If…"
"While I am not in full-time ministry I am a minister and can relate to your position to some degree.
Ministry can be a long and lonely road to begin with. People expect a lot out of you. People often times want more than you can give and they…"