Many of us have acquaintances, or friends, but not true accountability partners who will speak the GODS HONEST TRUTH when we need to hear it, LISTEN when we need to tell it and HOLD US UP when it…Continue
"Good news: I am blessed with a couple terrific male friends who fit the criteria we seem to agree are present in the best, bonded male friendships.
Bad news: They live significant distances away. Sure, the net facilitates communication. But it…"
"I've taken that advice to "put myself out there" when I started on my journey a few years ago. It's led to a lot of nice acquaintances, that's it, I'm even on a first name basis with the the mayor, and have a local…"
like men at work who you identify with because of similar goals, problem solving with and discussing the days events along with the marital or family problems as you get to know each other...
men in your…"
"J. Hughes: You seam to be saying that the wish that so many of us guys on the site have to cultivate healthy and meaningful male relationships as adults is an unrealistic one given all the demands and responsabilities we take on as we get…"
Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
"My anecdotal defense of rote learning, currently described perjoratively as "repetition" by the educational establishment.
ROTE LEARNING WORKS. It's how you learned your "birth language."
IMHO, since I date back…"
"1. To paraphrase Commodore Vanderbilt on yachting: "If you have to ask..."
2. Because quite often, "nature," in the form of undeveloped areas, is usually not found anywhere near home or a hotel. When I do get the chance to get…"
"Croci don't mate, per se. They propagate from corms, which are sort of like bulbs. The Internet is your friend. I found propagating instructions by Googling "crocus propagation" in about two minutes. That included following a blind…"
"Can I take this thread off topic for a second and ask, Why people like camping? I mean, what is the appeal of leaving the comfort and plenty of civilization in order to sleep in the forest on the ground and be exposed to insects and the elements all…"
"I have a sneaking suspicion the closest you're going to get him to camping will be someplace like Asilomar...you're sort of in the woods, you're virtually on the beach, but you don't have TV, AC, telephones, or "business…"