"As a proud Eagle and older brother of an Eagle Scout, wearing the badge (now a knot because I am all growed up) is both an honor and a responsablility. It's a reminder that even though life throws us all curve balls, the strong will survive. I…"
"I think this is an awesome topic that should have more activity on it.....
That being said, to me it was always about leadership. A scout is supposed to be knowledgeable, capable, devoted to God and country, and be prepared to tackle anything that…"
"That is a deep question, and I am sure that there are many answers. To me, it means knowing that I accomplished something that only 2 out of 100 scouts ever do. This gives me motivation to continue to persevere in other things, knowing that if I do…"
This is an interesting question that I find myself from time to time having to answer. Occasionally when someone finds out that I am an Eagle Scout, they will look at me and say " Ok, what does that mean?". To me an being an Eagle Scout is being the example not just for younger Scouts but for everyone around me. It is not just holding doors and helping little old ladies across the street, it is being the one to stand up and say I will take care of it when something goes wrong or being the one…See More
"Four feet? You don't have a basement. What you have is a taller than normal crawlspace with cement rat proofing.
Jack up the house? Mega bucks.
Dig down? Mega bucks plus soil engineering. And you can expect to at least…"
"I would ask contractors in the area what their advice would be. One thing to take into consideration is the water table. You don't want to dig down only to find your basement always flooding because of a high water table. To…"
"It has taken me years to overcome my Frozen in fear complex. My abuser was a family member who sexually assaulted me as a young child then verbally and emotionally abused me growing up and she still does so to this day. The day that my…"
"Where is the outrage toward who did this to you? I am glad to hear you have friends standing behind you, but what that girl did was serious and I hope there is some sort of redress for this. I remember the case at my alma mater, Rutgers, of the…"
"You so very much need to hear the opposite messages.
You are worthy. You are strong. You are self-aware (based on your self-revelation here). You are smart (based on your school focus).
You are so worthwhile.
I hope you can find…"