I wrote this for my Dad on Father’s Day six years ago: Earlier today, a friend suggested I be sure to let my Dad know how much of an influence he’s had on me. My immediate reaction was one of, “Well, duh!” But then I realized this is not something I do nearly often enough. My Dad’s not the sort of guy who’s particularly comfortable | Read More »
Motherhood is a drain and kids are a pain. Or so they say. As I’m sure you’ve noticed, motherhood isn’t as fashionable as it used to be in decades past. American females have made great strides, but according to Fed Chair and female Janet Yellen, we’re still being held back. We should be marching in the streets in pink p***y hats, demanding others treat us | Read More »
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They’re everywhere – guides on how to survive political conversations during holiday gatherings with the Trump voter sitting next to you. The post-election world is filled with trembling liberals who can’t fathom that anyone might hold differing views. To the Left, diversity of thought should only be encouraged if it produces like thinking. Realizing that family and friends may also be MAGA supporters has spurred | Read More »
Hint: It involves not being an a–hole.
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Follow my advice and I can guarantee you will have a great Thanksgiving.
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I want you to consider these words from the opening chapter of my friend, Josh Kimbrell’s book, Fatherhood on Trial: The Fight to be a Father in the Age of Divorce. “As a society, America has overcorrected. America has gone from Ward Cleaver to Raymond Barrone, and the result is that fatherhood is no longer respected as an honorable role to which men should aspire. | Read More »
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For Orthodox on the New Calendar (meaning not on the Julian/”Old” Calendar)* and Catholics, yesterday marked the official commemoration of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist, also known as the Forerunner of Christ. As we face continued assaults on our religious freedom, I believe there is at least one important lesson we can learn from the story of his beheading. Here’s how the Gospel | Read More »
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In all the coverage that is celebrating females and motherhood, we miss out on something important. Celebrating men and fatherhood. We have Father’s Day coming up this weekend, yes, but increasingly, it seems the worth of Dads (and positive male role models) is pushed aside throughout the year. It’s a woman’s world, man. For too long we chicks have been relegated to second class citizens, | Read More »
Human progress can be portrayed as a long, difficult, but highly successful war against nature, which retaliates with some very spectacular counter-attacks to remind us of our technological limits. Whenever I hear the state of nature romanticized, I find myself thinking that the “natural” life of man involves surviving a highly risky birthing process – ideally without killing our mothers on the way out – | Read More »