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Recent Articles of Manly Importance

Christmas Traditions for the Family

Posted in - Christmas & Family & Holiday
on December 13th 2013

Growing up, my dad’s side of the family had a few Christmas traditions that were fun. Each year an adult would dress up like Santa and bring toys to the little ones. On both sides of the family we would typically open one present on Christmas Eve but later that became opening all presents on …

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How Emotions Affect Your Health

Posted in - Health
on November 25th 2013

Movember is a great excuse to write an article or two on the topic of health. Unfortunately it is also the start of the holidays so any thoughts on dieting will be wholly ignored (for good reason). Thankfully our diet is really a smaller part of our health than we are typically told. Most people who are …

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Boy Wanted

Posted in - Character & Virtues
on September 24th 2013

In the early 1900’s Frank Crane penned this “wanted ad” as a call to boys and parents on the type of boy society needed and this is certainly relevant today. If you know a boy like this be sure to encourage him and thank his parents. If you have a son be sure …

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The Importance of Hunting

Posted in - Character & Hunting & Man Skills
on September 19th 2013

It’s mid-September and in North Carolina, like many states, that means that deer season either has started (for bow hunters) or will start soon (for rifles). I was raised around hunting and fortunately experienced the pride and excitement (along with many other emotions I’ll touch on later) that come from the hunt as …

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Knot Tying Fundamentals

Posted in - Knots & Man Skills
on September 4th 2013

Knot tying is a skillset that every man should possess but fewer and fewer of us do. In a day and age of bungees and tie down straps, ropework is less common. If you throw in the general white collar working conditions of our modern world it’s plain to see why this once necessary skill …

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    Theodore Roosevelt
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    George Washington
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Some years ago I overheard a friend mention the words "Wolf and Iron" in passing. At the time I didn't know that he was referring to a book or that I had even heard him correctly. However, the raw manliness of that phrase struck a chord in me. I thought, "Those words should be used to encourage men to be men." I was excited to discover the book of the same title by Gordon R. Dickson shared many of the values I desired to learn and teach to other men. It tells a story of a young man, uncertain of himself, softened by our modern world, who becomes a true man through the trials of a post apocalyptic society, the shepherding by stronger, wiser men, and the confidence that comes through tested self-reliance.

There is a growing resurgence of masculinity in America and abroad. Men are feeling the High Call on our lives but find very few authentic examples in the modern generations of men to which we can look to for guidance.

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