Ruben Cardenas
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  • Riverside, CA
  • United States
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Love Seeking Understanding

Started this discussion. Last reply by Margie Jan 14, 2013. 10 Replies

I have a love interest. She's a friend who lives far from me—very far (she lives in Missouri and I'm in California). I'll be asking for your thoughts (and tips) on that in a post a little later. In…Continue

Howdy, AOM Community

Started this discussion. Last reply by MarkTalbert Apr 18, 2012. 2 Replies

My name is Ruben and I am 33. I'm a bachelor and I live in sunny Southern California in the U.S. I can't remember where I first stumbled upon AOM (probably from the "Twittersphere" somewhere). This…Continue

 

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Website
http://about.me/ruben.cardenas
Interests
Reformed Theology, film, craft beer and foreign beer, coffee and tea, Mixed Martial Arts, cooking and grilling, journaling and blogging, missions, poetry and spoken-word, community, church, the Bible, history, apologetics, music (various genres, I'm a bit eclectic), spicy tuna handrolls and three day weekends.
Books
Pilgrim Theology (Michael Horton), The Pilgrim's Progress (John Bunyan), The Screwtape Letters (C.S. Lewis), Book of Martyrs (John Foxe), Father Fiction (Donald Miller), The Art of Manliness (Brett & Kate McKay), Disciplines of a Godly Man (R. Kent Hughes), The Mockingbird Devotional (Ethan Richardson, editor), One Way Love (Tullian Tchividjian)
Movies
Ben-Hur, Luther (2003), Into The Wild, Signs, Inception, Unbreakable, Les Miserables (1998 & 2012), Seven Pounds, I Am Legend, The Dark Knight Trilogy (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises), The King's Speech, Fight Club, Schindler's List, The Grey, Life Is Beautiful
Music
Shai Linne, Johnny Cash, Beautiful Eulogy, Hans Zimmer, Jon Foreman / Switchfoot, Dustin Kensrue, Josh Garrels, Propaganda, Mumford & Sons, Explosions In The Sky, Social Distortion, U2, The Civil Wars
Quote
“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

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Mansfield's Book of Manly Men by Stephen Mansfield

"I plan on reading it as soon as I finish a few things. I've skimmed over it and it looks enjoyable as much as helpful."
Dec 26, 2013
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Mansfield's Book of Manly Men by Stephen Mansfield

"very well done video..i didnt know about the book..but sold me.."
Dec 23, 2013
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Dec 23, 2013
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"I really need a fresh new start. A new job would be nice, for one thing."
Dec 10, 2013
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"Reading The Hobbit. For the first time."
Aug 2, 2013
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"Moving to Riverside (CA, U.S.A.) next week. Anyone here live there or grew up there?"
May 29, 2013
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Apr 29, 2013
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"Just curious. Does anyone on here use Nextdoor (nextdoor.com)? I will be moving to Riverside (CA, U.S.) in a few weeks."
Apr 29, 2013
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Manly Character

A discussion about what it means to be manly on the inside. We can participate in all the manly activities we desire and still be a coward. Men are involved in a variety of careers and hobbies that differ greatly, but we can all still be great men.See More
Apr 18, 2013
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Gentlemen Apologists

A place for gentlemen of all stripes who are interested in the broad field of Christian apologetics. If you are a thoughtful man interested in pursuing a more reasonable faith, or if becoming a pipe-smoking clone of C.S. Lewis is one of your greatest aspirations, then this is the place for you.See More
Apr 18, 2013
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Apr 18, 2013
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AoM Do It Yourself-ers

If you want it done right, you have to do it yourself, the old adage goes. That may not always be true, but if you love a good project, this is your place to be!See More
Apr 18, 2013
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30 Days to a Better Man 2009

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Apr 18, 2013
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The Poetry Club

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Mancation Travel

Looking for a group of guys for a get-together or just looking for some cool tips and ideas for a guys weekend or mancation? Come on over!
Apr 18, 2013

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At 6:21pm on April 18, 2012, Ian Wilson said…

awesome quote.  welcome to AoM

 
 
 

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