Elderhood & the Elder Journey Video Series
Sep13

Elderhood & the Elder Journey Video Series

The Path of the Elder and the Elderhood Video Series By Terry Jones, eagle grounded by dog There is a stage of life beyond adulthood.  The older men of MKP call it elderhood. Before the Industrial Era older people who were still on the land, accessible to the family and the community often acted as sources of wisdom, celebrants and mentors. They resided at the center of the village until they died ready to support the young in their...

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Loneliness is killing millions of American men. Here’s why.
Feb21

Loneliness is killing millions of American men. Here’s why.

Reprinted with permission from Mark Greene via UpWorthy & The Good Men Project. When I was 7, my best friend’s name was George. He lived around the corner from me. George was tall and lanky. His elbows always akimbo, his cowlick stellar in its sheer verticality. He had an aquarium. He had a glow-in-the-dark board game. He had the 45 rpm of “Hang On, Sloopy,” and he was a Harry Nilsson fan, just like me. I can still...

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The Shooter(s)
Feb19

The Shooter(s)

The Shooter(s) Right about now You are asking Again Who is this shooter? Who is this boy? Who the hell is he? Who is he, really? I have heard it said He is a monster, a crazy monster Well, let me tell you who he is: He is angry He is sad He is lonely He is lost He is afraid He is ashamed He is wounded He is trapped He is hurt He is disconnected He is alone He is dead–inside He is desperate He is no monster He is no crazy man You...

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Reprint: Men’s Rites of Passage & ManKind Project: FAQs
Dec09

Reprint: Men’s Rites of Passage & ManKind Project: FAQs

A special reprint from #NewWarrior Mike Morrell, reprinted with permission. When I wrote An Open Letter to my Brothers in light of #MeToo last month, it really struck a chord. It’s been shared more than just about anything I’ve ever written – over 21,000 times as of this writing. I think the reason that it’s resonating – among men, women, and nonbinary folks alike – is because the increasing cultural truth-telling about men in power...

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Dear Brothers, from Mike Morrell
Oct17

Dear Brothers, from Mike Morrell

Guest post by Mike Morrell, from MikeMorrell.org  Dear Brothers: Have you noticed it? We’re entering a sea-change. For generations, our unconscious actions and ways of being toward women went unnoticed, were accepted by default, or even celebrated. But in the public sphere, the tide is turning. These altered currents arguably started with Bill Cosby. Then Donald Trump, Roger Ailes, and Bill O’Reilly (“the conservatives”) crested the...

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