Manvotionals

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

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Daring Greatly

Photo Credit: TED.com “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