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Each week will have an honest story from our journey as men, curated content from outside sources, and "bonus content" that will make you laugh. 

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re|engage your week

Stories from the journey of fatherhood and brotherhood to help you re-engage your week

Previous Editions of re|engage

Evening Transitions

The 6-8 pm gauntlet begins with dinner in our house. I hope these times around the table are filled with connection and rich conversation. I picture my youngest asking his sisters where Christ’s resurrection intersected their day. I envision my daughters asking my wife how they can embody Godly femininity. I realize these expectations might be somewhat misguided when my 7, 5, and 3 year old kids instead debate whether they’d rather smell a fart or be congested.

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Fathering My Parents

I knew it wasn't good when the phone rang at 2 a.m.

I'm in my mid-forties, with a child in college and two others still at home. I'm in the thick of fathering. My parents are in their early seventies, which according to the latest news, is the new 60's. They should be traveling, living large, enjoying the grandchildren, and continuing to change the world. Instead, I'm in the thick of fathering them too.
 
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My Unexpected Need

I don’t think of myself as a needy guy. I definitely need certain things like food and water.  I also have what I think about as secondary needs like my morning espresso and journaling time, exercise and possibly vegetables, but where does friendship fall? 

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