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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Introducing Nextdoor

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Apr 29, 2013
Ruben Cardenas posted a status
"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
Ruben Cardenas joined Bryan Smith's group
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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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California

For all of those who live in California. whether its Nor*Cal or So*Cal San Diego or San Fransico
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
Ruben Cardenas joined Brett McKay's group
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30 Days to a Better Man 2009

The official group for the 2009 30 Days to a Better Man Project.
Apr 18, 2013
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The Poetry Club

The Poetry Club is a group for those who love poetry, anyone who is just curious, and everyone in between.See More
Apr 18, 2013
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Apr 18, 2013
Ruben Cardenas joined James Hills's group
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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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Satanist Dan added a discussion to the group AoM Secrets and Mysteries
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Rituals of a supportive nature.

When one hears of the occult, mythologies, and "pagan" religion, coming from the Christianized western world, it's not a good thing that comes to mind. It is, however, that most occult persons align themselves with "White magic", and even Satanism has a Ritual of Compassion, attached below... But I've done many rituals of compassion, and in the end even if you're not a MAGIC MISSILE person, it's still very comforting to one that someone took time out of their lives, did a ritual - a set…See More
1 hour ago
Stein replied to Jack Bauer's discussion What'cha watchin'? Your manly entertainment recommendations, reviews and discussions ...
"Saw St . Vincent last weekend with Bill Murray in a fantastic role. So Fury the week before. Could not keep my eyes off the screen."
2 hours ago
Joshua Whitworth replied to Joshua Whitworth's discussion Prayers and Ideas for struggling men. in the group Christian Men
"It's really just a prayer request. If you don't mind taking a few seconds to stop and pray for me and keeping my emotions in check I guess that would be greatly appreciated. And I will pray for anything you need also. Sorry if the main…"
2 hours ago
Joshua Whitworth replied to Joshua Whitworth's discussion Prayers and Ideas for struggling men. in the group Christian Men
"Haha as helpful as that would be, prayers will suffice I'm sure. But I will think about this comment before I do anything too douchey."
3 hours ago
Joshua Whitworth replied to TheCommishGordon's discussion Serious questions from a Christian in the group Christian Men
"In my opinion, I see Christianity as great fire insurance, but it's way more than that. If you're being moral, then you want to help everyone. If you want to help everyone then you want to carry out the Great Commission (go and make…"
3 hours ago
Joshua Whitworth added a discussion to the group Christian Men
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Prayers and Ideas for struggling men.

I know this isn't your typical theological question, but I feel it can be helpful. I personally need some prayer. I am struggling with guidance. I seem go be having some relationship trouble. I firmly believe God put this woman in my life to be wife one day (when funds and scheduling allow), but I keep picking fights about stupid things. I would like some prayer for guidance and how I should act. Thanks guys. I hope this thread ends up being a way for all of us guys to ask for some prayers.
3 hours ago
Paul Martin replied to James Sullivan's discussion Strange sexual dreams?
"Dreams happen my friend. I to have had an erotic dream focused on a woman from a long time ago that I never had a relationship with. Meditate on it, dreams are merely a symbol that only you can decode."
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