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The Endless Succession of “Nows”

2018-05-07T09:19:25+00:00 April 30th, 2018|

“I have known many sorrows, most of which never happened.” --- Mark Twain Author in South Africa             A few days ago, I was in a beautiful park in London doing my daily Qigong and Tai Chi practice.  I had been at this same location at least 25 [...]

Honor Your DNA

2018-04-23T09:11:27+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|

How do we “honor our father,” or “honor our mother” when they were destructive parents?   Irish Graveyard People who have had even the slightest exposure to the Judeo-Christian worldview and broader Western culture, have heard the Biblical saying, “Honor thy father and mother,” (Exodus 20:12, and Ephesians 6: 1-2). There are so [...]

This Tax Season Audit Your Life

2018-04-16T06:41:35+00:00 April 16th, 2018|

The IRS may be auditing your finances.  Your real problems may be much deeper than that. Author Frank Blaney in thought roaming West Ireland. April 17th is Tax Day in the Dis-United States of America.  Everyone hates giving away money to the government, for various reasons. The political Right makes claims that it [...]

3 Easy Tools to Rise Above Your Stress

2018-04-09T09:03:19+00:00 April 9th, 2018|

Qigong on the beach Stress is the root cause for 80 % of the visits to the doctor’s office. This is how to avoid that visit. The key factor that affects most men’s health today is not smoking, alcoholism, diabetes, drug addiction, heart disease, etc.  It is stress.  Stress is the root cause [...]

Why I Will Live to be Over 100, And Most Men Will Not

2018-03-26T06:16:32+00:00 March 26th, 2018|

  So How Can a Man Live Over 100 Years of Age? I am going to live to be over a 100 years old. I made this decision a few years back. It was a very cold, calculated decision.  I cannot remember the exact moment I decided that. It was not a snap decision, nor [...]

Teach the Children—About Violence

2018-03-19T10:44:15+00:00 March 19th, 2018|

Our children and their children have a right to violence-free lives. Can we not help them there by stepping up as fathers? I unexpectedly became a father of four sons at a young age. Four new lives came into my young life, forcing me to make decisions that affect vulnerable lives besides my own. Frankly, [...]

The Lost Art of Mental Concentration

2018-03-04T10:51:24+00:00 March 4th, 2018|

Meditating for Concentration --- Collette Gee Model   In our Western quest for instantaneous knowledge and sensory stimuli, we have left a more precious treasure behind. Your “Smart” Phone is quickly becoming smarter than you.  As Artificial Intelligence saturates the headlines in the tech and business media, your intelligence may be waning.  For [...]

“Guns Don’t Kill People . . .” MALES Kill People

2018-02-26T07:32:40+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

GENDER is the missing cornerstone in the dialogue around the ongoing epidemic of school shootings, gun violence, gang violence and domestic violence. As a professional working in the field of G.B.V. (“Gender Based Violence”) for the last 16 years, I am exasperated. I have worked with groups of men (including many gang members) in one [...]

How Did “Black Panther” Make So Much Money? Black Dollars Matter, Black Lives Matter, & Black Hero’s Matter

2018-02-19T07:37:28+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

              Wakanda is here to stay---and white supremacists and racist Hollywood dam well better get used to it.   The long weekend is not even over and Marvel’s “Black Panther” has already broken records in both global and domestic ticket sales. According to the New York Times, on February [...]

Men’s Quick Mental Health-Hygiene Checklist

2018-02-12T06:12:10+00:00 February 12th, 2018|

We get one body and one shot at life. So make it a dam good shot. Honor your mental health, physical health, and spiritual health. As the last millennium was flipping over, everything in my life was flipping over (and upside down.) I was going through a very difficult divorce and had major economic and [...]