Posts in the Category: Holiday

Wolf & Iron Podcast #29 – Veteran’s Day Special with Donald McAlister from The Independence Fund

Posted in - Patriotism & Podcast & Veteran's Day on November 6th 2017 0 Comments Donald McAlister Independence Fund

Men, we need to take care of those who have served, and especially those who come back wounded. They are our heroes and our neighbors and The Independence Fund is supporting them in a big way. In this episode I talk to my friend Donald McAlister on what the Independence Fund is …

The Age of American Re-Enchantment

Posted in - 4th of July & Americana & Character & Holiday & Patriotism & Virtues on July 3rd 2015 3 Comments American Flag Vintage Boys_Fotor

“Tis distance lends enchantment to the view, and robes the mountain in its azure hue.” – Thomas Campbell, Scottish Poet, 1777-1844

At the writing of this article, tomorrow is July 4th, the day we celebrate our declared independence and sovereign nationality. I find it interesting that we celebrate the day …

TRThursday: Teddy’s Father, Theodore (Thee) Roosevelt Sr. (aka “Great Heart”)

Posted in - Americana & Family & Father's Day & Fatherhood & TRThursday on June 18th 2015 1 Comments TRThursday

“My father got me breath, he got me lungs, strength, life. I could breathe, I could sleep when he had me in his arms.” – Theodore Roosevelt on his father

I write this article on the eve of Father’s Day, so I thought it appropriate to take a closer look at …

Father’s Day: The Power of Encouragement

Posted in - Character & Family & Father's Day & Fatherhood on June 15th 2015 2 Comments Man of Steel Clark and Father

“Father! — to God himself we cannot give a holier name.” — William Wordsworth, English Poet, 1770-1850

Last Father’s Day I wrote about the Importance of Fathers. That article sparked some awareness in myself to the small but powerful ways we dads have in impacting our children, and particularly …

Creating a Yearly Retrospective with Start. Stop. Keep.

Posted in - Family & Holiday & Knowledge & New Years & Work on December 30th 2014 0 Comments Start Stop Keep for New Years

New Year’s resolutions are sooo last year! Really, creating resolutions, and inevitably breaking them, has become so cliché that it’s not even worth writing an article about. However, there is something to be gained by looking back on the last year and forward to the new year and thinking about how you have grown …

Good Will Towards Men and the Lessening of Christmas

Posted in - Christmas & Holiday & Knowledge & Virtues on December 23rd 2014 0 Comments Thomas Cole Angels Shepherds

“When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?” – G.K. Chesterton, Christian Author and Apologist, 1874-1936

I believe everyone is familiar with this Christmas saying, whether or not they …