Every man needs an act of defiance in his life.
rite of passage
Korrin Bishop was determined to take a solo weeklong kayaking trip in the Everglades. She reflects on the courage it took for her dad, and how his understanding and vulnerability allowed her to become a braver person.
I wasn’t looking for a rite of passage when I joined the army, but I sure as hell found it.
Helping young men be at peace with themselves, overcome their fears, and make the world a better place
Even in our technologically advanced society the ancient Rite of Passage has much to offer the Modern Man and may in fact help him find his way within it.
He used the same words. He used the same towering posture. This wasn’t about teaching me or guiding me to be a man. This was about control.
Bob Marrow remembers a time when he thought he was reading the signals perfectly. Not quite.
David Karpel on training his son in self-defense and character development.
Alan Bishop worries we talk too much about the negative aspects of competition instead of focusing on all the positives.
A weekend training fills the void for boys and men seeking rite of passage into manhood.
“In the absence of elders, the impetuosity of youth becomes the slow death of the community.” Jed Diamond takes his grandson on a rite of passage.
This is a comment by Trevor Sprague on the post “Where’s My Burning Ant-Glove?”
This is a comment by J Lindsay on the post “A Modern Day Hero’s Journey Is What Today’s Boy Needs to Become a Man”.
The entire reason we have such a thing as a quarter life crisis, and later a mid-life crisis, is because boys and young men lack meaningful rite-of-passage experiences.
Earl Hipp sits down with youth mentor Dave Bolduc and discusses his successful social skills program.
A father-son bonding moment over sporting goods? Why not?