Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice On Living the 7 Manly Virtues, by Brett McKay “So our definition of manliness, like that of the ancients, is simple: striving for virtue, honor, and excellence in all areas of your life, fulfilling your potential as a man, and being the absolute best brother, friend, husband, father and citizen … Continue reading Manvotionals

Daring Greatly

Photo Credit: “Vulnerability sounds like truth and feels like courage. Truth and courage aren't always comfortable, but they're never weakness.” The title, Daring Greatly, is from Theodore Roosevelt’s famous speech, “Citizen in a Republic.” Considering the focus of this book is on the courage to live vulnerably, the title’s source is hugely appropriate. “It … Continue reading Daring Greatly

As A Man Thinketh ~James Allen | Book Review

As A Man Thinketh, by James Allen Originally published: 1902 Description: "As a Man Thinketh" is a literary essay by James Allen, first published in 1902. In more than a century it has become an inspirational classic, selling millions of copies worldwide and bringing faith, inspiration, and self healing to all who have encountered it. … Continue reading As A Man Thinketh ~James Allen | Book Review

The Snow Leopard ~Peter Matthiessen | Book Review

The Snow Leopard, by Peter Matthiessen Originally published: 1978 Genres: Travel literature, Natural history Awards: National Book Award for Contemporary Thought, National Book Award for General Nonfiction (Paperback)  Description:  In the autumn of 1973, the writer Peter Matthiessen set out in the company of zoologist George Schaller on a hike that would take them 250 … Continue reading The Snow Leopard ~Peter Matthiessen | Book Review

Saint Thomas Aquinas ~G.K. Chesterton | Book Review

Saint Thomas Aquinas, by G.K. Chesterton Originally published: 1933 Description: Chesterton's customary wit and engaging storytelling provide a brief but vivid profile. He focuses on the saint's life, rather than on theology, to illustrate Thomas's relevance to modern readers. Purchase: Amazon Books Popular quotes from Saint Thomas Aquinas: "To one who has faith, no explanation … Continue reading Saint Thomas Aquinas ~G.K. Chesterton | Book Review

A Higher Call ~Adam Makos | Book Review

A Higher Call: An Incredidible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War - Torn Skies of World War II, by Adam Makos Originally published: December 19, 2012 Authors: Larry Alexander, Adam Makos Nominations: Goodreads Choice Awards Best History & Biography Description: Five days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to … Continue reading A Higher Call ~Adam Makos | Book Review

Fast After 50 ~Joe Friel | Book Review

Fast After 50: How to Race Strong for the Rest of Your Life, by Joe Friel Originally published: January 10, 2015 Description: For runners, cyclists, triathletes, swimmers, and cross-country skiers, getting older doesn't have to mean getting slower. Drawing from the most current research on aging and sports performance, Joe Friel--America's leading endurance sports coach--shows … Continue reading Fast After 50 ~Joe Friel | Book Review