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Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Sep 28, 2014. 3 Replies

I was given a $25 Amazon gift card for my birthday.It's been awhile since I've bought something for myself, and I've drawn clueless how to spend money for pleasure.What can I buy for $25? I'm open to…Continue

Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Aug 5, 2014. 12 Replies

A really good friend of mine is getting married next month and has asked me to be a groomsman. I have gladly accepted and look forward to being a part of it. Unfortunately, the best man is doing a…Continue

Quick Life Update

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Aug 10, 2014. 2 Replies

My last post was quite awhile ago, but I wanted to give a quick update on that. My mom was indeed diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. She's been fighting it for awhile and is kicking it's ass! All…Continue

Dealing With Tough Times

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane May 13, 2014. 34 Replies

I won't get into too much detail right now, as there are still unknowns and I don't want to speculate the outcomes, but there is a lot going on in life right now.I get it, life happens.These are…Continue

 

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Shawn replied to LDRunner's discussion How to tell my wife she talks to her parents too much
""I just worry that since my wife is willing to talk and answer the phone," You mentioned you two were on the same page, but this says differently. If she didn't want to talk to them daily, she'd let them know and/or not answer…"
Jun 23, 2015
Sir replied to Shawn's discussion Christians and Divorce in the group Christian Men
"I'm sorry you're discouraged.  It might be possible to tell us what the issue was without whining.   As for me, it's hard in the absence of information to know what's up, and it's not clear to me that general talk…"
Apr 26, 2015
Beau J. Weber replied to Shawn's discussion Christians and Divorce in the group Christian Men
"Been there and had these thoughts.  But...things are so much better now.  Maybe better than ever. The only thing that has changed...is me.  God did the changing and the re-arranging.  Pray and seek God's help to change YOUR…"
Apr 26, 2015
Sir replied to Shawn's discussion Christians and Divorce in the group Christian Men
"Breaking your word won't bring you closer to God.  Breaking the word you gave in marriage has got to be worse.  Recall what Jesus said about divorce:  he does not recognize it.  It's quite clear from what he said that…"
Apr 26, 2015
Shawn replied to Benjamin Hodge's discussion Question about love languages for anyone that's done them...
"My wife is also Acts of Service and I'm Physical Touch, which really surprised me. My wife is not naturally a touchy-feely type of person and I'm a person of routine who rarely goes outside of my routine--well I didn't before reading…"
Feb 22, 2015
Shawn replied to Christian's discussion 20 year old looking for advice from you "white collar" gents.....is the money worth it?
"I was in the exact same position as you when I was 20--I was good at a lot of things, but not one specific thing stood out. I didn't know what to do for the rest of my life. The advice I got from a mentor that makes high six figures when I…"
Feb 2, 2015
Jonathan replied to Shawn's discussion Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon
Sep 28, 2014
Native Son replied to Shawn's discussion Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon
"Go to the Amazon website.  It's pretty much an electronic bazaar."
Sep 27, 2014
Sir replied to Shawn's discussion Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon
"Find a book you want to read and order it?"
Sep 27, 2014
Shawn posted a discussion

Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon

I was given a $25 Amazon gift card for my birthday.It's been awhile since I've bought something for myself, and I've drawn clueless how to spend money for pleasure.What can I buy for $25? I'm open to ideas.See More
Sep 27, 2014
Shawn replied to Jack Bauer's discussion What'cha watchin'? Your manly entertainment recommendations, reviews and discussions ...
"I just finished reading Outliers. Interesting perspective on success--talks about why it takes a lot of luck to make it. A lot of stats as well. Good read if you're into that stuff. The wife and I just went to see Into The Storm. An updated…"
Aug 19, 2014
Thomas Patrick replied to Shawn's discussion Quick Life Update
"Congratulations"
Aug 9, 2014
Regular Joe replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
""Among women, it might be appropriate to send the maid of honor an email:  "I'd love to help plan the bachelorette party.  I'm near Chicago and know some great places."" Most guys would do something similar,…"
Aug 5, 2014
Shawn replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"I appreciate the feedback. Knowing you personally understood and still appreciated his brief presence makes me feel that he mostly likely will as well."
Aug 4, 2014
Shawn replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"That seems to be the general consensus and my initial thoughts as well. Thanks!"
Aug 4, 2014
Shawn replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"The only problem with that is that everything will be within walking distance."
Aug 4, 2014

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Website
http://thisbucketlist.com
Books
Great books I've read and recommend reading:
The Bible, The Dream Giver, The Resolution for Men, The Greatest Miracle in the World, How to Win Friends and Influence People, the list could continue...

Books I plan to read this year:
The Great Gatsby and Wild at Heart

I'd love more suggestions on books that are good for the manly soul.
Movies
Although I studied Media Arts and Science, shot home videos as a young boy, and recreationally shoot wedding videography, the list of great movies I've watched is very short (and almost embarrassing). Instead of listing that short list, here is what I WILL finally watch this year:
Shawshank Redemption,
Goodfellas,
The Godfather,
Office Space
Music
My music taste ranges very widely from Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and Michael Bublé, to Christian Rap -- LeCrae and Andy Mineo.

I choose music to fit my day. If I'm going fishing with my son, I'll listen to country. If I'm relaxing and drinking a glass of wine with my wife, I'll put on something classical. If I'm about to work or workout, that's when I put on Christian Rap--the bass gets me motivated without listening to the garbage that's on the radio.

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Liam Strain replied to David R.'s discussion "Iron sharpens iron" in the group The Great Debate
"Explain neo-nazis spitting milk at the cameras, then?"
6 minutes ago
Pale Horse replied to David R.'s discussion "Iron sharpens iron" in the group The Great Debate
"4chan dangled the "milk is racist" bait. Mic bit into it, because that's what political correctness does to you. Instead if just living your life, it makes you worry about what is ok to say. Or in this case, what is ok to drink. 4chan…"
55 minutes ago
Emma Kalman replied to Drew's discussion Women with body image issues
"Hey there, Drew... From a women's perspective and one that has been through self-image issues I have to say this is not an easy task. It is however a great one :-) It is not only being overweight that can cause us to feel ugly. Women and I say…"
1 hour ago
Drew posted a discussion

Women with body image issues

Hi all,Basically, my fiancee has some body image issues that I'm not sure how to support her with. I was wondering if any of you have experience of this sort of thing and can give any advice?The main problem is she feels like she's fat/ugly. Her mum and grandma have both told her before that she 'needs to lose weight'. In particular her mum has previously called her 'fat' during a drunken argument.I often tell her she's beautiful etc (at least daily), because I think she is and I want her to…See More
2 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to David R.'s discussion "Iron sharpens iron" in the group The Great Debate
"Unfortunately, that has not been shown to be the case historically. Words have power, and names especially - which is magnified by political power, and media control. "
3 hours ago
Jay D replied to Mongoose's discussion Regarding "Muslim Immigrant Woes" in Sweeden in the group The Great Debate
"Dont know why we would even have to discuss this. Sweden is one of the safest countrys in the world and certainly safer since the USA. Trump was just talking out of his ass, as he always does after watching to much Fox News. Fox New btw. is…"
8 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to The Eyeball Kid's discussion Getting rid of a houseguest
"You've already been a really good friend to him, in my opinion. I think it's fair to say, "look - It's been cool having you here, but this is a small place, and I don't want this to become an issue in our friendship, so we…"
11 hours ago
Liam Strain replied to David R.'s discussion "Iron sharpens iron" in the group The Great Debate
"Bending language thus isn't really PC, so much as it is political reality. To use your abortion example. Pro-choice, vs. Pro-abortion. Pro-life vs. Anti-choice or Anti-abortion. Both sides can and do play with the terms to suit the tone of…"
11 hours ago

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