What’s Your Vision?

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:

Freedom Award logo“What hurts men the most is when they don’t have a vision that calls them forth.”

What does he mean and what are the implications of that statement?

  • “Vision” = “the act or power of anticipating that which will or may come to be”
  • “Call Forth” = “tosummonintoaction;bringintoexistence”

In very general terms, a man can be full of action and engagement, or passive and idle.  Of course, we’re most beneficial to everyone around us when we’re committed and productive.

From the beginnings of recorded history, we take note of accomplishments of mankind — what was done, built, named, invented, realized or even conquered.  Civilizations have risen and fallen, we’ve orbited the Earth, stepped foot on the Moon…

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About Troop113

Our Troop # comes from Psalm 1:1-3 - describing the men we want our scouts to become
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