"I have been thinking about starting this challenge after the new year for the last few weeks. I first began the challenge last year, but unfortunately I fell off track. Not this year! Betterment is too important. I'm down. Thank you for posting…"
"Day 6:I started my Resume and saved it to my computer. This will be a work in progress, as I should continue to update it as needed.
Day 7: I reconnected with an old friend who I had lost touch with."
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
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"Personally, I see nothing at all wrong with stoicism, especially in men. There's a world of difference between keeping your head when others around you are falling apart, and supressing feelings until the pressure is too much and…"
"Nothing to do with politics. Carter was weasley, let others make his decisions, messed up the Iranian hostage big time, and was controlled by his wife and mother. Clinton was/is a whore who screws around on his wife unapologetically. "
Our core of masculinity, mine and yours, Is like a holy of holies, a source into which God poursOil of gladness Not just to anoint, but for fuel to fill the golden candlesticksTo burn and shine and power, to give us light in difficult hour.Why then do we have such trouble this holy place accessing?Do we fear the awesome power? Do we seek to control the blessing?Are we preoccupied with our manly flesh so visible to others?Is all that matters how I compare to my brothers?If we put aside our…See More
This would never happen, but use your imagination here:Suppose there was a day that it was mandatory for ALL men to go shirtless.What would it be like? How would you react? How would others react?Would you be in favor of such a day? Would you extend it to include boys of all ages, or over a certain age?Discuss!See More
"Eh. That's all political. Carter was an honorable man. Dumb as a sack of doorknobs ... but honorable. Clinton was a bit of a cad, but had some solid guys-guy traits. I wouldn't name either of them as…"
"Wow that all just came together. Many thanks fellas, that gives me a better understanding. I figured the ancients might be one good place to begin. Meditations really just caught my eye, but I understand now what Bobby said about it. Thanks for…"