A Film called “Being a Man”
Jun04

A Film called “Being a Man”

by Owen Marcus How did you discover men’s work? Through a friend? A book? A therapist? There are a lot of ways to learn about it, but I doubt you heard about it through mainstream media. That’s finally changing. Suddenly, men’s work is cool – so there it’s getting some media coverage, and even a documentary film about itThe men of Sandpoint Men’s Group volunteered to be filmed by a woman who’s asking the question, what is a man? After...

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Emotions
May15

Emotions

Emotions. Empowering men to achieve our own emotional literacy is at the core of our work in the ManKind Project. So it follows that anyone doing research into just exactly what emotions are is someone whose work we will probably want to check out. The video on the page below, Categorizing Emotions, does just that, lending a psychological perspective to emotions as they are perceived in a multicultural context. The MKP Journal is...

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The Calisthenics of Love
Feb09

The Calisthenics of Love

Dmitri Bilgere sends us this video from his new blog on the three parts to discover and the three skills to master when it comes to the art of loving. You can also read a transcription of the video at Dmitri’s website: Live the Life You Long For As a 1-on-1 coach, workshop leader, and writer, I help people care for their hearts so they are able to take the daily, excellent actions that move them toward the life they long for....

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A New Warrior Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2012
Jan16

A New Warrior Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2012

A Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day – the New Warrior and cultural change. by Boysen Hodgson “Agape is more than romantic or aesthetic love. Agape is more than friendship. Agape is creative, understanding, redemptive good will for all men. It is an overflowing love that seeks nothing in return. Theologians would say that this is the love of God operating in the human heart. When one rises to love on this level, he...

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The Other Stocking – G.K. Chesterton
Dec24

The Other Stocking – G.K. Chesterton

EDITORS NOTE from Boysen Hodgson: I heard the following story told at a Christmas Eve service in Sage Chapel on the campus of Cornell University, December 24, 2011. It was the first time my wife and I had ever attended a Christmas Eve service, and we went because my sister in law was a soloist in the choir (and she sang beautifully). The service was offered by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Ithaca, NY. Over 600 people in a...

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Being Seen – An Essential Ingredient In The Recipe Of Love
Dec24

Being Seen – An Essential Ingredient In The Recipe Of Love

A man who’s been in relationship for awhile happened to say, “She [his partner] really sees me.” After he shared that, another man in the group asked, “What does it mean to you guys to ‘be seen’?” What ensued was a close to 45-minute conversation about what “being seen” meant to various men in the […]

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