Finding My Way Back Home
Jun03

Finding My Way Back Home

by Bruce Mulkey, originally published on his blog, brucemulkey.com It was a warm June evening in 1961, the night of my graduation from Tullahoma High School. I’d just returned to Tennessee from playing in a high school all-American football game in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and was feeling cocky and impatient, eager to get the post-graduation celebration underway. As we sang the final notes of our alma mater, however, I was seized...

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Creating Heaven on Earth
Dec25

Creating Heaven on Earth

by Boysen Hodgson Three questions might just change the world. I spoke with New Warrior Martin Rutte this month about the history and vision of his book, “Project Heaven on Earth; The 3 simple questions that will help you change the world … easily.” Rutte has been changing the world for decades. As the co-author of “Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work” with Jack Canfield, Martin has had the extraordinary...

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I am the sky, and so are you
Dec20

I am the sky, and so are you

From the Department of … Share. by Dave Klaus, reprinted with permission I was on such a roll the last several months, and then the fires came and the air that tasted like fear and destruction and people living in tents in the parking lot of the fairgrounds, it tasted like standing around a raging bonfire and you can’t find a spot where the smoke isn’t blowing right into your face no matter how many times you move. I...

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Proud Fierce Papa Bear – Bill Konigsberg on Standing Up for LGBT Youth
Nov20

Proud Fierce Papa Bear – Bill Konigsberg on Standing Up for LGBT Youth

by Boysen Hodgson Shared with permission from Bill Konigsberg. Bill Konigsberg has long been a man with a fierce purpose for his life. He’s an award winning Young Adult (YA) fiction author who writes poignant, powerful, and hopeful stories about LGBTQ youth. “Out of the Pocket,” “Openly Straight,” “Honestly Ben,” “The Porcupine of Truth,” and his latest, “The Music of What...

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12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 2
Nov14

12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 2

12 Rules for Being a Great Man: How to Be Wildly Successful at the Game of Life Part 2 by Jed Diamond, reprinted with permission. This is a longer article than most I write, but one that I believe is very important in today’s world. If we only read the headlines in the news, we might conclude that men are failing at life. This is the time to embrace our greatness. If you haven’t already, I suggest you read Part 1 first. Rule #7:...

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12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 1
Nov14

12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 1

12 Rules for Being a Great Man Part 1: How to Be Wildly Successful at the Game of Life by Jed Diamond, reprinted with permission. also see Part 2 I’ve always liked rules and I know I’m not alone. Social scientist Joyce F. Benenson says “Boys have an incredible reverence for rules. From early childhood, boys begin to generate rules, to negotiate changes in rules, and to argue over broken rules and appropriate penalties.” She goes on to...

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