28 May 2010
Here’s an interesting series of articles about initiating our sons into manhood…something that has been entirely lost in our technological society. Thought provoking!
Below is an overview of the series, which can be found in it’s entirety here.
David Wills faced a monumental task. Governor Andrew Curtin of Pennsylvania appointed him to oversee the burial of thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers at Gettysburg. In addition, the 32-year-old attorney was to plan a dedication ceremony for this pivotal Civil War battle.
The task was daunting. Following the July 1863 conflict, Gettysburg had taken on the appearance — and the stench … Read the rest...read more
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14 May 2010
An inspiring series of short articles from Focus on the Family. The first is here and below.
Maybe you’ve heard that a woman needs to be loved by her husband and a man needs to be respected by his wife. However, if you’re like the average man or woman, you’re thinking, “Sure, that all sounds great, but what does it mean?”
Men often define love differently than their wives, while women often don’t know how to define respect. If both you and your spouse have these needs, but don’t know what they are, how can you satisfy each other? Without … Read the rest...read more