Yep. I was Scrooge.
Dec23

Yep. I was Scrooge.

by Dave K Last night I took my family to see “A Christmas Carol.” It’s become a tradition for us, and is really one of the few holiday traditions we celebrate.  I’ve seen this show many many times, but this one hit me especially hard. For decades, I was a Scrooge when it came to Christmas. I could rant and rant about killing trees, and commercialism, and phony temporary brotherhood. I was a humbug through and...

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The Little Bucket – A Children’s Book – the Answer is Inside
Nov10

The Little Bucket – A Children’s Book – the Answer is Inside

by Boysen Hodgson New Warrior brother Jeffrey Bates (Bedford, Indiana 1996), has written a mythical children’s story called The Little Bucket.  With a poetic voice and unique illustrations The Little Bucket is a hero’s journey that will enliven and stimulate the imagination.  The book teaches about empathy, boundaries, how to understand bullying, reaching out for help, and also about what it’s like to feel lonely and lost and...

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The Legacy Letters, powerful lessons for living
Dec12

The Legacy Letters, powerful lessons for living

EDITOR’S NOTE by Boysen Hodgson : Barry Friedman emailed me to tell me that I HAD TO get this book, The Legacy Letters by Carew Papritz, and read it immediately. He felt this was an important book for New Warriors, a book that speaks to our values as conscious men, and to the importance of taking action now to make sure that the important things we have to say are said.  I suggested that Barry get in touch with Carew, and...

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Creating Candor: blog post by Alain Hunkins
Oct28

Creating Candor: blog post by Alain Hunkins

Editor’s Note: by Gonzalo Salinas The Oxford Dictionary defines the word candor like this: candor Syllabification: (can·dor)  Pronunciation: /ˈkandər, -ˌdôr/ noun : The quality of being open and honest in expression; frankness: a man of refreshing candor I just found another way to explain that word: In this family story, simple and tender, Alain Hunkins brings a new meaning to that word and how to apply it on our daily lives. I...

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In The Event Of A Loss Of Cabin Pressure
Sep23

In The Event Of A Loss Of Cabin Pressure

I was born in 1958, part of a generation where many were raised in accordance with Dr. Benjamin Spock’s book, “Baby And Child Care,” often by parents who didn’t have a similar upbringing to which they could refer for any kind of comparative frame of reference. As a result, at least if my practice is any indication, […]

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Dads Alone: Men choosing to raise children without a partner
Jun19

Dads Alone: Men choosing to raise children without a partner

by Ravenspen We have all heard of ‘single moms’, some of them by choice, others having to raise children without the benefit of a partner. But a growing phenomenon in the world is men, straight and gay, who are choosing to create families for themselves despite being single. Jennifer Ludden, in a report broadcast on National Public Radio, describes this new development. Ludden’s story tells of the experience of B.J....

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