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2509, 2021

Wisdom from Einstein: Everything is a Miracle

By |September 25th, 2021|

According to an old military saying, “There are no atheists in foxholes.” It is the same for a father with a sick child.   To explain I thought I would share this amazing story of a Russian father Valery Seryakov who had his own foxhole experience at the height of Communist ...

2309, 2021
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A Life of no Regrets

By |September 23rd, 2021|

Have you ever shared how ridiculous a particular situation is to a friend to find that they think it’s crazy too but their predicament is actually worse than yours and you really have nothing to complain about? That happened to me on the weekend. Lately, I’ve been having little reminders ...

2209, 2021
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Decision Making Under Uncertainty for Real Men

By |September 22nd, 2021|

Life is getting more complex, and decision making under uncertainty is getting harder. As real men, how do we approach important decisions without being paralysed by worry over the outcome? That is the topic of this week’s podcast. My teens like the privileges that come with getting older. But one ...

2109, 2021
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You Are Enough Because He is Enough

By |September 21st, 2021|

I contemplated whether to share a snippet of my “real life” today, but then I thought, that is exactly how other Moms can relate. Acting as if I have it all together is the last thing I want to portray. For those dear Moms in my Bible Study, they have ...

1509, 2021

Are You Unhappy? This Might Be the Problem

By |September 15th, 2021|

How is it that despite looking like we have the things we need, we are unhappy, frustrated, even angry? As the world looks to behavioural change programs to deal with tragedies like domestic violence, Guy argues that perhaps, for men who are at risk of ‘snapping’, an answer is more ...

909, 2021
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The Modern-Day Mum is Stronger Than She Thinks

By |September 9th, 2021|

I don’t know how many times I have looked at the clock since becoming a mum and have willed those handles to spin a little faster. There have been many a day when I have wished for nap time to come sooner and for bedtime to be brought forward. I’ve ...

2708, 2021
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10 Reasons Why Dads Should Read to Their Children

By |August 27th, 2021|

Dr. Seuss said, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” This famous children’s book author was certainly across his subject. Here are 10 good reasons why you should read to your children. Hopefully you are inspired. ...

2008, 2021
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Psalm of a Single Father

By |August 20th, 2021|

Dear God, help me to write when I am looking at an empty page. Dear God, help me to be a better person, a better father, a better friend, a better husband. Dear God, help me to become whom You want me to be. Dear God, help me to like ...

1808, 2021
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13 Lessons from Nearly Losing a Child

By |August 18th, 2021|

When a crisis hits you out of nowhere, what do you do next? When Guy faced nearly losing a child, he learned 13 lessons before the crisis was even over. Sometimes in life you have experiences that profoundly and permanently change you. Experiences either solidify your existing beliefs, assumptions and ...

1608, 2021
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Are You About to Burn Out?

By |August 16th, 2021|

How close are you to burning out? Could you recognise the signs? What will the consequences be if you did burn out? In episode 44 of Real Talk 4 Real Men, Guy and Chris unpack how you can guard against burnout. As I sat on the last train of the ...

2607, 2021
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A Fathering 101 Crash Course

By |July 26th, 2021|

If there was a crash course in what every father needs to know, that could be crushed into just 30 minutes, what would it look like? Probably pretty close to what former Queensland Father of the Year Darren Lewis shares here. I read on a sticker inside a tour bus, ...

2307, 2021

Dad-life is a Verb

By |July 23rd, 2021|

Dad-life involves both being and doing. In a word, fatherhood is a vocation. The Latin equivalent is vocare -- “to call.” Dad-life is therefore a “calling.” It’s much more than just another job. https://youtu.be/Eor3779ECFI For sure, fatherhood is full-time work. We’re required to be on the scene until the ...

2107, 2021
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Being a Father in a Child’s World

By |July 21st, 2021|

Today, Chris and Guy answer the question: what is really involved in being a father in a child’s world? Episode #31 of Real Talk 4 Real Men. When you became a daddy, did you think that being a father was something just so natural, you didn’t really need to think ...

1907, 2021
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How to Cope with Change – Part 5

By |July 19th, 2021|

At last, the tools to help you cope with change. Get them here in this feature-rich podcast: part 5 of Thrive Through Change. Do you struggle to cope with change? Are you trying to battle through change in your life and not really coping? In part 5, we round off ...

1607, 2021
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Freedom From the Fear of Failing — New Fathers and Navy Seals

By |July 16th, 2021|

Editor's Note: This is a profoundly real and self-revelatory article for those fathers who are grappling with the deeper issues of fatherhood. Full congratulations to Rod Lampard for sharing his journey with us. This is a case of strong meat for strong men. ___ “You’re just like your father.” This ...

1007, 2021
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3 Ways Time-Poor Dads Can Spend More Time with Their Kids

By |July 10th, 2021|

There is a truckload of parenting advice on how to fathers can make more time for their families. This is especially the case for new fathers and fathers-to-be. Dragging ourselves through chapter after chapter of self-help drudgery, only to be told how much we’re not doing, and how much more ...

807, 2021
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Learning to Father

By |July 8th, 2021|

Yes, you can learn to father. Hear from 86-year-old Clive on how he went from having no relatable dad in his life to becoming the pivot around which many from inside and outside of his bloodline proudly call him ‘dad’. How do you learn to be a father when you ...

307, 2021
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The Challenge of Failure

By |July 3rd, 2021|

Thanks so much for all the wonderful help with the End of Financial Year ‘Help the Children’ Appeal. Your giving will help Dads4Kids to keep going. The good news is, we are just over halfway to our target. I am sure we will get there in the end, but it ...

2906, 2021
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Is Recovering from an Affair Possible?

By |June 29th, 2021|

What is worse than death of a partner in a relationship? For those who have been through it, finding your partner has cheated on you brings pain that can seem to be impossible to deal with. How will your relationship survive? How will you survive? What about the kids? In ...

2806, 2021
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Investing In Your Relationships

By |June 28th, 2021|

Dads, investing in your teenage daughter is an investment that will deliver positive returns for decades -- perhaps even for eternity. One way you can invest in her is to affirm her as a valuable young woman -- just for who she is. Guy recently took up the challenge to ...

2406, 2021
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Defeating a Porn Addiction

By |June 24th, 2021|

Pornography is holding more men and women in bondage than ever before. Despite the gloom, there are victories. Luke’s story is one. Will you be the next to be free from porn addiction? There was a time when pornography seemed like it was a part of growing up and gaining ...

2306, 2021
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7 Easy Ways To Make Your Wife (and your life) Fly!

By |June 23rd, 2021|

Arguably, the most intelligent thing any real man should be doing is caring for his wife. In this short post, Guy outlines 7 easy things you can do today to love your wife and improve your life. I’ve heard it said that a man’s wife is his glory.  Another version ...

1806, 2021
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David vs Goliath: A Modern-Day Story

By |June 18th, 2021|

Have you every found yourself in a battle against a system so powerful that they can squash you like a bug, irrespective of what your rights are? In this podcast, Chris shares his ongoing battle to get some answers and have his rights recognised in a David vs Goliath battle ...

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