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Legacy

Growing Generational Wealth

It’s hard to create a legacy without wealth. And by wealth, I mean valuable assets: real estate, investments, intellectual property, etc. A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children, but the sinner’s wealth is laid up for the righteous. Proverbs 13:22 You want to be a good man. You want to leave an […]

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Masculinity

How to Make Your Wife More Beautiful (Overnight)

If you could instantly make your wife more beautiful overnight, would you do it? A caveat: nothing about her appearance changes. But you will perceive her differently. The secret? Stop watching so much modern entertainment. It presents a false concept of what beauty is supposed to be and your wife will never measure up. Stop […]

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Leadership

Love is not Inclusive

Love creates boundaries. It sets up exclusionary relationships. Diversity and inclusion are hounded as the empathetic thing to focus on, but they end up compromising the organism’s immune system. Love demands that you put your child first. You place them before children you might meet on the street or even the other neighborhood kids. Your […]

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Leadership

Ask Them to Teach

Are you having problems connecting with your children? You may have tried to take one out for lunch or take one for a walk, and they remained silent most of the time. Monosyllabic. Sometimes companionable silence can be a good thing, but it can’t be the only thing. Why does it feel like you have […]

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Discipline

Replace a “No” with a “Yes”

You will be forced to say “no” to your children for various reasons. Or, take away something in discipline. This is a normal part of being a father. But that doesn’t mean you can’t give them something else. Something else that’s even better than the original thing you took away. Did you take away their […]

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Leadership

Chores and Money, Identity and Obligation

Having a way for your children to work to earn money is a good way to start teaching them about how to handle money. But we need to careful. We don’t want to raise pure mercenaries. We don’t want them holding out their hand for a tip after brushing their teeth. There are different categories […]

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Education

Basic Financial Education for Your Children

You can start the financial education of your children early. And the earlier the better. It doesn’t have to be elaborate. Some parents make things so complicated that they get intimidated by their own plans. They can’t keep up with their own ambitions. But doing a little is better than pretending to do a lot. […]

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Leadership

Make Home Economics Redundant

The word economics spreads a wide umbrella over many concepts. Scarcity and choice, production and distribution of resources, and more. The origin of the word betrays how much we have lost, however. It comes from two Greek words. Eco – home Nomos – accounts It had to do with household management and keeping accounts of […]

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Leadership Masculinity

Mothers do not Know How to Attract Women

Boys should not learn how to attract women from their mother. The mother will want to soften the edges of her son and try to make him what she thinks women *should* be attracted to. She wants him to be a good boy. She does not want him to be dangerous. My own mother did […]

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Leadership

Reclaiming Authority as a Husband and Father

You have abdicated. You have spent years letting your children run over you. You have spent years letting your wife run over you. You have defaulted to the default. No vision. No drive. Just a hunk of flesh who earns a paycheck then lays on the couch watching TV. You never stand up to your […]