Think being alone is tough? Try being a friend.
I don’t care how long your beard is, how much you bench press, or what your tattoos look like—if you are a human being, you were made by God to be dependent upon others.
Do men want isolation? At least one does…
The problem with this desire to find autonomy, privacy, and isolation is that when we try hard enough, unfortunately, we find it.
Midges, Scuds, and Nymphs (Taneycomo VIDEO)
“The fish and I were both stunned and disbelieving to find ourselves connected by a line.” – William Humphrey in The Armchair Angler I’m not a fly fishing guru. I usually learn something new each time I enter a fly…
Video of the aftermath of Heartland EFC's fire
This past week, just five days after the fire, I met with a 5-year old girl to talk about the fire. Her room in the church was one of the places that burned, and she was having a hard time…
Only men can change the boy into a man
“It’s becoming clear to us that manhood doesn’t happen by itself; it doesn’t happen just because we eat Wheaties. The active intervention of the older men means that older men welcome the younger man into the ancient, mythologized, instinctive male…
Is Nebraska about to take a step forward?
I want to use this blog, at times, to discuss things in Nebraska that are very important to me, personally. Few things in my life right now are more than this issue. Today, the Education Committee (Nebraska’s State Legislature) hears discussion…
Fatherhood, hunting, and fishing… too brutal to go together?
“I do hunt, and I do fish, and I don’t apologize to anybody for hunting and fishing.” – Norman Schwarzkopf I started thinking about being a dad when I was in high school. Fatherhood… what could be more rewarding? Nothing. My…
FREE e-book & Nebraska hat tutorial
I’ve got nothing but good things to offer today! First, my new book, “In Pursuit: Devotions for the Hunter and Fisherman,” is being offered on Kindle today for free. Yeah, I said “free.” I know… I’m with you… in fact,…
Children-Loving New Yorkers Move To Nebraska
Recently, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made a clear statement that the good people of New York who hold to a pro-life position are not welcome in his state. During an interview last Friday, Cuomo, commenting on problems within the…
I’m a bowhunter because… …sitting in a tree, knowing that anything, or nothing, could happen at any moment invigorates me. …it gives me the chance to participate directly in the cycles of life and death to which all of creation…