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Are you living in the temporary?

Are you living in the now, or in the glory days of your memory? With life moving ever faster, the cost is high if we fail to keep up. This is a challenging podcast (#47 Real Talk for Real Men). There was a time when you could build your life around a single career, even a single employer. Work hard and you had a job for life and a secure retirement.  ...

By |2021-08-02T16:18:08+10:00August 4th, 2021|Dads, MANHOOD, PODCASTS|0 Comments
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The Effective Stepfather: A Checklist to Live By

Anyone who has been a father and then a stepfather knows that they aren’t the same. While many aspects of these two roles are similar, it is the unique ones that lead to disillusionment. Franklin put it this way: “I’ve been to every Promise Keepers conference and I’ve studied fathering with my men’s group many times. But nothing has prepared me for being a stepfather. With my own kids I have a ...

By |2021-06-06T09:02:31+10:00May 31st, 2021|Children, FAITH, FAMILIES, STEPDADS|0 Comments

Man in the Mirror

Some time ago Jeff Stacey, from my men’s group, gave me a copy of Wayne Bennett’s autobiography, Man in the Mirror. I was overjoyed. I have long been an admirer of Wayne Bennett, widely regarded as Australia’s greatest Rugby League Coach of all time. The Bronco’s football team which he coached for 21 years straight won six premierships. Wayne Bennett then coached the St George-Illawarra Dragons to their first victory in ...

By |2021-05-14T12:33:58+10:00May 20th, 2019|GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, MANHOOD|0 Comments
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The Greatest Wealth

School holidays have well and truly ended, during which many fathers have had the opportunity to spend some time with their children. For some fathers, the sense that their children are merely ‘visiting’ them, often underscores the idea in both father and children that the children ‘belong’ somewhere else. This idea is often difficult to challenge, particularly when it has originated with court ‘orders’. The youngest of my children often refers ...

By |2021-06-07T14:34:38+10:00October 21st, 2002|Children, Dads, SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
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