Archive | June, 2011

Men Riding Their Talk

We recently had two men from our group participate in The Race Across America (RAAM). Wayne Pignolet, executive and entrepreneur, rode bicycles with three other men from Oceanside, CA to Annapolis, MD. Believe it or not, they did it in six days, nine hours, 28 minutes! David Barth also a member of our men’s group was part […]

What Are You Doing on Man Day?

The Earth at the start of the 4 (astronomical)...

Earth-based cultures live in harmonious relationship to the natural world. Feminine energies are associated with Grandmother Earth, while masculine energies are associated with the Grandfather Sun. Since today is the Summer Solstice for the Northern Hemisphere, we are experiencing the most masculine day of the year. Two days after Father’s Day, we have the day […]

Do You Need a Men’s Group?

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How do you know if you need a men’s group? Answer this question: Who do you call when you’re in trouble? This question comes from my friend Ken Solin, who has been leading men’s groups in the Marin County area for 20 years. Ken, a former business owner and motorcycle rider, is no touchy-feely “New […]

What Is a Warrior?

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These days, a warrior is more than a man waving a spear, sword or even a gun. In Western society today, a warrior is a man who is learning to cry. Watch this video to see a young man passionately describe what a warrior is. This is a Lakota leader speaking about being a warrior. […]

Right Use of Power

Chris Guillebeau stops by Barnes & Noble, Wash...

The problem is not power itself. The problem is how one uses the power. As the NPR story and research infers, when power is used for self gain it is much more likely to be abusive. When it is used to assist others it empowers others for the gain of the collective. Last weekend I […]