How my Grandfather Saved my Life

We all have the potential to be anything in life— it is our decisions, the people around us, and their decisions, that shape our destinies.

Emperor Vespasian and the Art of Making Choices

Matthew Rozsa shares a brief story from Roman history to teach a life lesson.

Why We Need to Quit Worrying About Fate

Is fate in charge, or are we? John Picciuto says it doesn’t matter.

Mining Literature to Break Through to Our Dreams

A young writer finds gold in the prologue to “The Alchemist.”

Thanks Mr. Racist! : The Dark Below – Racism in Bungie’s DESTINY Multiplayer Games

A cowardly racist bushwhacks Alex Yarde playing DESTINY. They both got more than they bargained for.

September 7- 13 Buy Xbox One. Choose a Game for free!

Alex Yarde contemplates trading up to XBox One on the eve of Bungies’s Destiny release.

Slipping Down the Stream

What can we discover of ourselves when we are slipping down the stream?

Unexpected Lessons From Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Christian Clifton finds some great lessons in Jeff, Who Lives at Home. All it took was being willing to watch it more than once.

How Not to Cheat

Marriage is simply hard work. But the good news is that attitude is everything.

Cockfighters and Poets

What the cockfighter and the artist have in common is what they put on the line.

Life Is a Lesson, Not a Test

Here’s to the girl who made me the man I am today.

What Is Meant to Be?

Atalwin Pilon travels from the monasteries of Thailand to the Sydney gay scene, and finds we are all connected.

Man Up! Lessons on Manhood from Bob Marley’s Music

Bob Marley’s lessons for men on freedom, responsibility, and living are greater and more profound than simply telling our boys to ‘man up,’ says Geoffrey Philp.

“The whole point of the X-Men comics is to act as an allegory for racism and other prejudices.”

This is a comment by David Byron on the post “A History of LGBT Characters and Themes in Comics”.

A Call to the Sacred Masculine: Ten Daring Invitations From the Divine Feminine

If I am going act like a goddess, I want a man who acts like a god.

The Masculine Mystique and Male Depression

After his father’s attempted suicide, Jed Diamond found himself on a mission to decipher The Masculine Mystique and to discover how to help men live healthy and whole.