Category Archives: Maturity, Personal Growth and Development

The emergence of complementary and efficacious personal and behavioral characteristics through learning and adaptation.

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

Avoiding the Broken Window Effect

How we treat other men is a community quality indicator. Continue reading

Posted in Addictions, Attitude, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Child Development, Churchianity, Collective Strength, Confidence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Education, Evangelism, Faith Community, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, MGTOW, Incels, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychology, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Respect, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, SMV/MMV, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God | 37 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 | 57 Comments

Why challenge the character of your wife?

Kindness and Grace are not what we are led to believe. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Authenticity, Boundaries, Confidence, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 78 Comments

Answers to the Exit Questions for the Series on Masculinity

Explicit answers to the questions that were brought up earlier posts. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Communications, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Education, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Personal Presentation, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 116 Comments

When walking on eggshells, step boldly!

A deeper understanding of the risks and benefits of opening up to a woman. Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Confidence, Conflict Management, Determination, Fundamental Frame, Health, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Influence, Introspection, IOI's, Leadership, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Personal Presentation, Power, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Solipsism, Vetting Women | 174 Comments

Women Rely on a Man’s Frame for Redemptive Introspection

A woman needs a man like the church needs Christ. Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Charisma, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Confidence, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 50 Comments

Happy Birthday to Scott!

50!!! Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Authenticity, Charisma, Communications, Confidence, Education, Faith Community, Influence, Introspection, IOI's, Leadership, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Philosophy, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Stewardship, The Power of God | 25 Comments

8 Things that Increase Discernment

Lacking discernment? This post is for you! Continue reading

Posted in Art Critique, Authenticity, Boundaries, Discernment, Wisdom, Education, Influence, Introspection, IOI's, Leadership, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Prayer, Relationships, Self-Concept, Solipsism | 18 Comments

Men’s Fantasy of Emotional Intimacy

Is it just a solipsistic fantasy, or is this how God intends for men to “love their wives”? Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Female Power, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Introspection, Joy, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Personal Presentation, Power, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Self-Concept, Solipsism, The Power of God | 273 Comments