Nature inspires us all. Even in the cold confines of Prison.
“It’s important to be open and willing to extend yourself as a brother because there are men who are waiting for your fellowship, are missing your fellowship, and desire to have a closer relationship with you. “
“Little moments of brotherhood deserve our attention, even when they happen between a pair of great, big, hairy apes,” writes N.C. Harrison.
Because of my muscle wasting disease, I have very little physical ability, but for the most part, I never notice it, and a large reason for that has always been my brother’s endless willingness to help me.
“We have the most effective military in world history and we can’t schedule a simple surgery for one of our vets. It’s just insane.”
“So many men don’t have someone with the strength to be vulnerable, to tell them how much they mean and how huge a hole it would leave if they left.”
Coach of the award-winning Chosen League, Philly Roots Fellow Isaiah Thomas says he coaches to mentor instead of coaching to win.
They didn’t call it mentoring back when Bruce “Pop-Pop” Johnson, III, was growing up, but that didn’t stop him from benefiting from the culture that was created.
Although he didn’t plan to become a parent while still in college, Andre Dandridge took on the responsibility and years later has serviced more than 20,000 young fathers through his interactive educational website, YoungFathers.com
I didn’t realize I was being mentored until I began to see how I played a role in other young people’s lives.
In my life I’ve been assigned many titles: little brother, business man, actor, drummer, off-putting comedian, even boss; but mentor has never been one of them, until now.
Writer Ian Colvin really had no interest in getting down in the mud. Then he found out why he needed to. — “Can we play basketball with that big yellow ball over there, Daddy?” “I[Read More…]
Changing the school, changing the culture.
Jenny Kanevsky explains how body shaming hurts whether you hear it from others or do it to yourself.
Finding love after a breakup is hard to do; finding love after a narcissist can be even harder. Regain your sense of self and trust with these helpful steps.
The NBA is “in” on gender equality, joining the ‘Lean In Together’ Campaign on gender equality at work and at home. Are you?
Bad moods happen. The question is, how do you handle it?
Mike Berry wants to teach his sons respect. It starts with modeling.
Although Alex Barnett knows his son is Biracial, when he looks at him, he doesn’t see race.
Want to know what color that dress was? Here’s your answer.
Doyin Richards was more surprised than anyone when a simple picture of him tending to his daughters went viral. He now hopes his new mission to get the word out on good dads gets a similar reception.
The founder of the brilliant fyeahblackrockmusic Tumblr talks racial politics, Kelis, and . . . the Doobie Brothers?
A tech CEO drums in various styles during snowfall in Philadelphia.
John Faithful Hamer has a bone to pick with the latest incarnation of the Atheist Movement.
For the last eight years, Leo Babauta has had an internal struggle: between wanting to improve himself, and wanting to be content.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.