“Draft-era ‘shark attacks’ on Army infantry recruits are over”. The rebuttle.

I recently saw an article in the Army Times about the Army putting the Kibosh on the “Shark Attack” style of soldiering for Basic Training recruits. The premise, or bottom line, is that it’s just mean and that there are better ways, more constructive ways to motivate soldiers and prepare them for battle. Interesting. Most …

Does Your Suffering Have Meaning?

Viktor Frankl is my favorite author when it relates to choice, attitude, struggle. In a very small nutshell, he survived 4 concentration/death camps in 3 years during WWII. He lost everything. He lost his job, home, identity, wife, parents and purpose. He regained one of those things, however. His purpose. He found that his purpose …

What Can Be Gained From Philosophical Discussions

For some time, now, I’ve been on this path to read from a list of authors who have taken that deep dive into Meaning, Thinking and Existence. It can be a bit sketchy for a Christian to do this. I believe the more you read, the more you have to think about. Not necessarily the …

The Wisdom of a Sage

There are certain movies out there that depict the lifecycle of a Sage. As I’m working through this book, I am having small epiphanies and recollections of experiences I’ve had and experiences to come. At Warrior PATHH we talk of the 3 primary emotions. Those being joy, fear and sadness. Many will argue that there …

How Are You Spending This Time With Your Kids?

While browsing social media this past month or so, I’ve seen a major upswing in friends posting more activities with their kids than what was “normal” for them. Does that mean we’re spending more time together as a family? Uh, yeah. So, what are you doing during this time to make the most of it …