Category Archives: Devotional

What’s Your Vision?

Originally posted on Trail Life Troop 113:
Robert Lewis, author of “Quest for Authentic Manhood” and “Raising a Modern-Day Knight: A Father’s Role in Guiding His Son to Authentic Manhood” has been quoted as saying: “What hurts men the most is…

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Transitioning from Boyhood to Manhood

Originally posted on Trail Life Troop 113:
Recently a post on facebook asked “When (how) does a boy become a man?”  Additionally, the poster asked men to contribute their recollections of their transition — key moments when they “put away childhood”…

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When Weakness = Strength

Originally posted on Trail Life Troop 113:
I read a great blog article today titled “Learning to Be a Weak Leader” (Click HERE to see article).  It was a strange title, but the article was “spot on” at reminding me of…

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Oath: “Do my best” (even in adversity)

The BSA Scout Oath begins with these words “On my honor, I will do my best”. Our honor is largely based on whether we are consistent in our actions and can be depended upon to keep our commitments. If I break … Continue reading

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Fathers and Sons – Building a Blessed Legacy

The Bible makes it plainly clear that husbands and fathers have special responsibilities within a family. While moms have the capability to handle these responsibilities in a pinch, it’s best when dad does his part fully and faithfully (enabling mom … Continue reading

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Soccer player admits he wasn’t fouled, rejects penalty kick

Originally posted on For The Win:
Soccer players have been known to take dives, especially in the penalty box, on occasion when things aren’t going their way. But in a crucial Bundesliga game between Werder Bremen and FC Nürnberg —…

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Boy Scouts’ Compromise Happened Long Ago

Boy Scouts’ Compromise Happened Long Ago. (LINK) Repost of an article (from a year ago) by another thoughtful blogger that was pivotal in changing the way I looked at BSA.  It’s not about membership issues for me — now or … Continue reading

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