English poet Anne Lawrence Bradshaw reflects on her grandfather’s World War II service and its impact on her father.
Deborah Greene spoke the most painful words to her children.
A special look at relationships across the generations.
“The role of a grandparent is not to spoil a grandchild. Your role is to teach life lessons.”
Losing someone dear is painful. Yet it is possible to find a piece of what has been lost and begin to heal.
A voice on the radio sent me on a trip down memory lane.
Marrying into a family isn’t always easy. But for Barbara Abramson, a humble and kind man made it so.
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.
When his world was crumbling and darkness was knocking at his door he turned to an ancient practice for help.
If you could spend one last day with someone who’s passed, who would you choose, and how would you spend it?
On the field he learned that violence was the way to deal with conflict. Off the field he had to learn a better way.
Ashley Inguanta and Sheila Squillante build bridges between past, present, and future in this jointly-written poem–a first for the Good Men Project!
My grandfather made mistakes. He abandoned people who needed him, he alienated people who loved him, but he taught me one important thing — not to have any regrets.
Jeff Jackson strives to live up to the standards of being a “good dad,” and does the best he can. As he ponders what that means, he realizes his own dad was pondering the same thing.
Despite its brutal tragedy, there are important lessons to be learned from a grandfather’s beautiful life and death.