Being A REAL Man

Lots has been written about manhood and masculinity. For example, Joseph Campbell’s writings lay out wonderful models of male spiritual maturity. Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself (Dr. Joseph Dispensa) shows us ways to stop beating ourselves into shame-based...

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The Truth About Intimacy

Rarely do I repost someone else's postings, but Lynne Forrest is a fantastic woman of great wisdom. She has a great deal of material on victimhood and how to be healed of it. Her information is at the end of this article. I recommend you sign up for her regular...

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Stepping Away From Fear and Ignorance

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was elected for an unprecedented four terms. He led America through the Great Depression and nearly all of World War II before he died. Standing before a congressional committee he uttered a famous declaration. We never hear the full...

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What is Authentic Courage?

What goes into authentic courage? Typically, we think that only strong people (from the word “Fortitude”), individuals with the training, knowledge, and leadership skills, are the ones on whom we can depend to be authentically courageous. We often think they need to...

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Elusive Success

Success, depending on how you define it can be elusive. Measure it one way, and you’re a genius! Using another algorithm and you’re not-too-bright. It also depends on how much you compare yourself to others so-called successful peers, to statistics, and to societal...

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The Greatest Saboteur

The opposite of optimism is not always pessimism. It’s usually denial, the greatest saboteur to our growth as human beings. Why is that? At least pessimism, like optimism, is an authentic perspective. Denial is not a perspective. It is a mental and emotional block...

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Nothing Like Success

Isn’t it amazing how a pandemic can make us feel tiny and insignificant? Rarely in human history can we say that everyone in the world is being affected by one thing, directly or indirectly. But do we really want avoiding infection, working from home, and job loss to...

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A Different Covid Perspective

Despite the grave difficulties we are experiencing due to Covid-19, there may be a silver lining for our world. The “stop-doing-everything” and “social-distancing” is indeed frustrating and depressing.  It is particularly affecting people who are on the extrovert...

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