Category Archives: Perseverance

The persistence in pursuing the mastery of a skill, despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.

On the Discernment of Desire

Spiritual growth requires facing one’s desires and countering one’s fears with faith. Continue reading

Posted in Answered Prayers, Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Forgiveness, Glory, Holding Frame, Introspection, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Protestantism, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, The Power of God | 11 Comments

Lessons on Life and Marriage from Matthew 10

The rules of the road for Commission also apply to Marriage. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Authenticity, Building Wealth, Charisma, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Confidence, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Determination, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Divorce, Enduring Suffering, Game Theory, Handling Rejection, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God | 146 Comments

Elements of Spiritual Maturity

Is faith necessary for maturity and Godliness? Continue reading

Posted in Boundaries, Confidence, Conflict Management, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Prayer, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, The Power of God | 35 Comments

A Snapshot of the Destruction caused by Pride

An introspective lesson based on a reader’s testimony. Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Attitude, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Communications, Complementarianism, Confidence, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Desire, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Forgiveness, Generational Curses, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Prayer, Psychology, Purpose, Racial Relations, Relationships, Respect, Self-Concept, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 120 Comments

Rethinking Rites of Passage From a Biblical Perspective

Jesus’ temptation seen as a Rite of Passage Continue reading

Posted in Child Development, Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Education, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Fasting, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Purpose, Rites of Passage, Self-Concept, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 58 Comments

Entering Manhood (Rite of Passage)

Revisiting the Ancient Rite of Passage. Continue reading

Posted in Confidence, Determination, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Purpose, Rites of Passage, Self-Concept, The Power of God | 70 Comments

Prime Directive Vision

Having a “prime directive” vision combined with a little bit of Patriarchy, a little bit of Proverbs 31, and a lot of Money is what keeps the ship afloat. Continue reading

Posted in Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Divorce, Elite Cultural Influences, Female Power, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Generational Curses, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Male Power, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, SEC Studies, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Vetting Women | 36 Comments

How to Change a Hostile Culture

The elite hold power, any way you look at it. Continue reading

Posted in Building Wealth, Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Education, Elite Cultural Influences, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Power, Protestantism, SEC Studies, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Strategy | 58 Comments

Taking Headship by Force

This post examines a unique hybrid option for approaching the SMP/MMP. Continue reading

Posted in Charisma, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Confidence, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Culture Wars, Determination, Discipline, Game, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Manosphere, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Power, Purpose, Running the Gauntlet, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God | 113 Comments

The Greatest Archetype

A comparison of Christ and the church with a man and his wife. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Desire, Passion, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Hypergamy, Influence, Introspection, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Models of Success, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 122 Comments