Manhood

It is Not the Critic Who Counts –  Great quote from Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt.

Waitsel’s Best Movies for Men – Part 2 – Cinderella Man, Gladiator, Saving Private Ryan, The Fugitive, Henry V (1989), Die Hard, The Natural, The Right Stuff, Cool Hand Luke, Gold Finger, The Great Escape and more.

Waitsel’s Best Movies for Men – Part 1 – True Grit (2010), Casino Royale (2006), O Brother Where Art Thou?, Braveheart, Field Of Dreams, Back To The Future, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, The Sting, Bullitt, The Searchers and more.

Courage, The Heart of a Man – Second of the Knightly Virtues, courage plays out in different ways in every man’s life: whether he’s a born coward, like Jimmy Stewart in Vertigo or The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance; or a born leader, like Sir Ernest Shackleton, who was going to lead his men across Antarctica in 1914, but the expedition ended in disaster. Because of his courage, he was still able to save every man’s life.

The Death of Nannie – My grandmother of 109 years of age died on Easter Sunday morning, 2011. We buried her on the Saturday before Mother’s Day, two weeks later. It was appropriate. She was the end of an era.

George Mueller – George Mueller, greatest man of prayer of past two centuries, established the Scriptural Knowledge Institution (SKI) and Orphanage in Ashley Down, Bristol, England.

Saint Patrick and How The Irish Saved Civilization – Perhaps the greatest missionary since St. Paul gets little more than green beer from most of us. There’s not even a major motion picture about him. He deserves better.

A Reluctant Warrior – God called Gideon to be a warrior, but it took a lot to convince him. He could easily have been born in the 21st century and been one of us.

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