Category Archives: Thoughts

Raising My Son – The Ways of the Sacred Masculine

A father’s duty is to raise his son to be the best man that he can be. As a father I am my son’s first role model and his first experience with what it means to be a man. Throughout … Continue reading

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Long Time Coming

This is a quick explanation of why I was absent from blogging. Continue reading

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Eulogy: John Alfred Mapstone IV

Eulogy for John Alfred Mapstone IV whose death is recorded as April 6, 2017 In the telling of this eulogy I am reminded of the book “Speaker for the Dead” by Orson Scott Card. The protagonist is charged with the … Continue reading

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Falling Off the Holiday Wagon

The holiday season is an easy time to fall off the wagon regarding diet and exercise. There are many reasons this will happen with probably twice as many coaches posting youtube videos and writing articles on how to avoid falling … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice – Divine Birth

Beginning yesterday at 4:44AM CST was the 2016 Winter Solstice.

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Letter to the Editor

The following is a letter I wrote to the editor of the local news paper, the Duluth News Tribune, and to our city councilors in response to an article titled “Duluth weighs pros, cons of funding for Avalon.” The reason … Continue reading

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Diet and Fitness – A Simple Start

My daughter requested an email from me detailing what I do so that she could start her own weight loss journey. When I finished writing the email I realized that it was written in the perfect format to share with … Continue reading

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