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Recent Articles of Manly Importance

Captains of Industry: Chris and Jason Angelini of American Bench Craft

Posted in - Americana & Captains of Industry & Patriotism & Virtues & Work
on February 15th 2016

There has certainly been an upwards trend in handcrafted, American made goods. The return of the artisan man, the shop owner, the leather worker has come about at a most unexpected time. Industrialization has become so commonplace that true craftsmanship is now a novelty, and perhaps more appreciated than it was during the …

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Why Ted Cruz has My Vote

Posted in - Americana & Character & Patriotism & Virtues
on January 18th 2016

“Because power corrupts, society’s demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.” – John Adams, Founding Father & 2nd US President, 1735-1826

If you have spent any time on Wolf & Iron you certainly know that I am a fan of history. I love …

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Our Sacred Honor

Posted in - Americana & Character & Patriotism & Virtues
on January 15th 2016

“And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.” – The Declaration of Independence, July 4th, 1776

The loss of manliness in our present era may be summed …

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Wolf & Iron on December Sabbatical

Posted in - Character & Work
on December 1st 2015

Hustle! That’s a good thing, but sometimes we need a break from our hustle to rejuvenate our spirit, mind, and body so we can hustle all the more down the road. Keeping the machine running is more important than running the machine. So, I am going to take a break from Wolf & …

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How to Lead a Group Discussion

Posted in - Knowledge & Speaking
on October 16th 2015

“Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.” – Robert Quillen, American Journalist and Humorist, 1887-1948

There is a good chance that if you have been participating in a book study, bible study, or some other peer-led discussion group, you will be asked to lead a …

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Movember 2015: The Hype Article

Posted in - Health & Movember
on October 14th 2015

In just a few weeks I will join a league of men around the globe in trading in our cheek sweaters for a lip scarf. We’ll shave clean November 1st and grow our mo(ustache)’s for the remainder of the month. Come November 30th, many fellows will merely have a fuzz-stache but will have …

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  • “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.”

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • “A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.”

    Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.”

    George Washington
  • “Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.”

    Edmund Burke

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About Wolf & Iron

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.

Wolf and Iron is to be a voice and a light to the way of Manliness.

- Mike Yarbrough


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