Finding Mr. Right

In my last post, Facing My Biggest Fear, I wrote about how I tried to avoid isolation and loneliness most of my life.  I concluded this post with:  I now have a new perspective.  Instead of seeking the perfect date I am going out on dates…with myself.  I have got to...

I Surrender! Do you really?

I realized in “Going Deeper,” the workshop on masculine/feminine energy I recently attended, how often I fight with myself and others.  It’s almost a hobby, being in conflict with realities I don’t wish to experience.  Sound familiar to anyone else?  At one point Ian...

Adventure

We all need some adventure to spice up our lives occasionally.  We see this need in male children as they explore, test their physical prowess, role play, and go off in flights of imagination.  As a child I loved exploring the woods at the end of Silver Mine Road. ...

What Women Want in Men

When I was preparing couples for marriage I often got the feeling they “clicked” as a couple.   Unless I observed a major issue of immaturity that needed to be addressed, I usually gave them the benefit of doubt if they seemed mismatched in some way.  After all,...

Male Spirituality Part I: Religion

A lot of what passes for spirituality is actually religion.  Religion by definition is that which connects us to something or someone beyond us.  Religion consists of ritual acts and community involvement whereby an individual immerses himself in an objective reality...