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Stories from the journey of fatherhood & brotherhood
Deep Places brotherhood experiences fishing wonder Jan 10, 2021
There was no shoulder nor any car in sight for miles as we stood in the middle of the road on one of the most desolate stretches of two lane highway in southwest Colorado.  We stared in amazement.

"Oh $%!&!"
I exclaimed. "This is real bad but it could have been WAY worse."
 
The man on the other side of the trailer tongue, which was only hanging onto our half-ton pickup by the safety chains, was my best friend, a man who has known and held my story for...
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The Making of Men experiences fatherhood rites of passage Oct 17, 2019

I am convinced that boys are born, but men are made. Not all males grow up to be men. Indeed, the biological imperative hurdles boys forward through their years of maturation, growing and hardening their boy bodies and brains with the stature and power of an adult. Society provides some semblance of rhythm to mark the passing of time and the graduation of boys to greater levels of intelligence or responsibility – diplomas, driver’s licenses, voting rights, drinking age...

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