Fear Is Something That Has To Be Controlled

Fear Is Something That Has To Be Controlled

“All people are afraid. Being afraid is a very healthy normal thing. If an individual is not afraid I would have to send him to a psychiatrist to find out what was wrong. Nature gave us fear in order to survive and of course fear is our best friend. Without fear we...
Your Restless Heart Is Striving For Greatness

Your Restless Heart Is Striving For Greatness

Human beings are complicated. In many of the hagiographies written about the great men of history we are told of their great deeds, but their lesser qualities are often glossed over or ignored This can do a disservice to the historical figure because it makes him...
The Last Day Of Your Life

The Last Day Of Your Life

Earlier today, my wife, Patty, and I went out for lunch, alone, while the kids were in school. We try to do this once a week. Sometimes during these meals, we talk about important topics, and sometimes we don’t.  Today, after we ordered our meals, Patty, with a...
The Code Of The Playground Still Matters

The Code Of The Playground Still Matters

As someone considered a member of Generation X, albeit close to the borderland between Gen X and Millennial, my formative years took place in the 1980’s. When I was growing up as a boy in America, “toxic masculinity” was not a cultural meme, and I, the son of an...
Hero Of A Man You Should Emulate

Hero Of A Man You Should Emulate

Until recently, I didn’t know who Marcantonio Bragadin was. Born 496 years ago, the details of his life are not taught in history classes. I only came upon his story when I was researching the Battle of Lepanto for fun. As far as I know, though I can be wrong, this...