Category: Masculinity


World of Wonderful – Don’t Miss IT!

Unless you become like a little child… Earlier this week I met up with my good friend Dave to hike around beautiful Radnor Lake, a Tennessee state park and protected natural habitat.  It was a crisp, cool February day with the sun shinning and many of our city neighbors out with the same idea in […]

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The Dwarfs Are For The Dwarfs

Defense Against Defensive Detachment To be detached from others is to believe such things as one is not good enough, one doesn’t belong, is not lovable, not cared for, doesn’t know how to connect with others, and the list goes on.  It is a sad state of being that many in our day find themselves […]

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The Poor Sin You Will Always Have With You

Body, Soul (Psyche) and Spirit In regards to the subject of homosexuality or unwanted same sex attraction (SSA) I am often asked the question, by clergy and parents, “What about the sin?”.   While the question comes from wonderful hearts of concern and only wanting the best for their congregants and children, it can easily […]

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So One Man Sharpens Another

I Couldn’t Have Said It Better

A friend of mine recently sent me a brief essay which I believe communicates so powerfully what happens when men meet each other’s needs in healthy ways. The author is Corey Beals, a man I have never personally met. I recently contacted him and received his permission to reprint this essay. Read the words of this man, as he one day found himself stepping into a bigger world yet!

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Man: To be or not to be?

Rediscovering the Lost Art of Mature Masculinity in the 21st Century

In my office I meet men of all different ages, from all different backgrounds who come to see me for all different reasons. Regardless of why a man comes to see me, it is rare that I come across a man who actually feels he understands masculinity and what it means to “be a man”. At the mere asking of the question most men give me that “1000 yard stare” – ironically, a phrase originally coined to describe the unfocused gaze of a battle wearied warrior.

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