TAKE ACTION, don't be timid about taking decisive action. Most of life is an experiment, the more experiments you make in pursuit of your dream, the likelier you are to getting answers that align with God's will for your life. Not trying at all to take that shot is worse than taking it and missing it. 🏀💯
These 4 a.m. thoughts keep my head spinning... Wondering if I will never be good enough to be understood by those who I can't even understand... All of the ones that I have lost in my past I still think about, I think of why everyone seems so okay without me in their lives and I answer myself perhaps it's because I've been okay without me in my life so that's how people have treated me... But no, not now or ever again. Never will I allow someone in to not love me as I love myself, no one in this world is more important than myself. (aside from my mother,of course) no one deserves my love more than I do, I've given my all to so many people who didn't even know what it was, or why. I've given so much to others only to be broken down from having nothing left for myself... I've allowed myself to feel this way. I've given my life this much worth, I've never looked at myself to feel I deserve more. But the more I feel myself changing and developing in the right way, the more I feel Life as a whole. The more I see my worth and what I deserve. I'm a beautiful person... man, woman, child... I am loved. As i should be... By mySELF. I could never be happy with any woman I was with... Simply because I was looking for something they never had... My happiness :-) but today I'm happy and I've been single longer than I have my entire adulthood so it just shows that only you can truly make yourself happy it's no one else's job... Please For Me? LOVE... YOU... -
Service over Sacrifice.
Sometimes my mind gets distracted on me and what im thinking, what I'm giving, how I'm feeling...
THEN I realize that those moments thinking of me could have been better used in service of my people, my community and my world.
....one of the best aspects of Sat night was hanging and cutting up with this brother right here! ....they could make a movie about the back story to this picture. It's a story that you wouldn't believe, but will one day inspire the next generation of young men and leaders. ..what you see here is two distinguished gentleman coming full circle to understand the importance of the most powerful force on the planet...Manhood...through mutual understanding and respect. Much love and respect for my brother B from NYC. #mutualunderstanding#mutualrespect#manhood#brotherhood#terp4life#imur#unity
It may look like it is super easy to blossom but it is necessary to have the right condition, the right time, also most important a certain level of assertiveness. It needs courage.
Have you ever imagined a flower thinking it is easier to stay closed in a bud and never show its beautiful texture to the world, or its sweet fragrance ? No!
You do not think a flower would do that, right?! It would not serve its purpose in the world. Yet, many times we, human beings, do that. We try to block life from happening…
We want to stay in a bud instead of opening to the world and showing up: I AM HERE! Sharing the experience of my existence with the world!
As Marianne Williamson and other authors had said before me: playing small will not serve you.
Be a FLOWER! 🌺🌷🌻🌹🌸
ps: And guys, look, this has nothing to do with your manhood. Be bold, be brave !! That is the spirit :) 🇧🇷 Pode parecer super fácil florescer, mas é necessário ter a condição certa, a hora certa, e também mais importante um certo nível de assertividade. É preciso coragem.
Você já imaginou uma flor pensando que é mais fácil ficar fechada em um botão e nunca mostrar sua textura bonita para o mundo, ou sua doce fragrância? Não!
Você não acha que uma flor faria isso, né ?! Não serviria ao seu propósito no mundo. No entanto, muitas vezes nós, seres humanos, fazemos isso.
Tentamos impedir que a vida aconteça ...
Queremos ficar em um broto em vez de se abrir para o mundo e aparecer: EU ESTOU AQUI! ...compartilhando a experiência da minha existência com você! Com o mundo!
Como Marianne Williamson e outros autores disseram antes de mim: se manter pequeno não lhe servirá.
Seja uma FLOR!🌺🌷🌻🌹🌸
ps: E para os caras, olha, isso não tem nada a ver com sua masculinidade. Seja corajoso !! Essa é a mensagem. |
As someone who has not always lived up to this gold standard I can tell you first-hand how challenging and inspiring I found much of the latest LOST MAN STANDING podcast (episode 5). It’s also a lot of irreverence, fuzzy facts, random musings and total incoherence. We noodle around at everything from 1987 Toyota Landcruisers, gender dysphoria (which I incorrectly called dismorphia), infidelity, the enneagram, coffee service, and Joe Rogan. +
It’s everything that you’d wish from two semi-intoxicated real dudes in their thirties exploring the realities of their times. Listen in! (Link is in BIO) +
Brothers!! Id like to invite you to MAN TALK with @mrforeverduncan Saturday, AUGUST 25TH at 10:30AM at the Waldorf West Library in Waldorf, MD. This will be an opportunity for men of all ages and backgrounds to come together and build one another over an impactful discussion on manhood, fatherhood, and relationships! Our goal as @thebrotherhoodmovement is to provide a fun and welcoming environment where men can be transparent about what they face daily, be accountable to other brothers that have their back, and become all they were created to be. CLICK THE LINK IN MY BIO TO RSVP FOR FREE! FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED
#goodman#foreverduncan#goodmen#goodmendoexist#goodmendoexist ™ #goodmenexist#manhood#manstrong#manpowerment#thebrotherhood#thebrotherhoodmovement#brotherhood
Khary Lazarre White on #Manhood ||| Building Session ... TUESDAY ||| August 14 ||| 5:30 PM
... ... ... ... @dominicanwriters : In the last few weeks we have reviewed the survey responses and the feedback from those who attended our last panel discussion. We sat with it, discussed it and yet we were still plagued with question of how to bring you the necessary information to understand and dismantle Machismo. Recent mockery of ESPNs video depicting Atlanta Braves ball player comforting teammate reminded us of all the work that still needs to be done. .
We’ve been working on it, as promised we are continuing this dialogue, in doing so we have partnered with @louknowsgood Luis Alejandro Tapia, a social impact and equity consultant at the intersections of leadership, spirituality, justice, healing and liberation. On this day Luis will be engaging us in dialogue discussing trauma, misogyny, the role culture and tradition plays in Latinx households, feminism, machismo, victim blaming/shaming of POC and so much more! .
In addition we will be sharing tools and resources to continue the work with family and friends.
Please arrive on time and ready to do the reformative work, this will not be a panel discussion but more of a community building to bring about social change. This event is about reimagining masculinity, combating toxicity, and creating a loving community. Doors will open at 5:30PM, Dialogue to commence soon after. .
It is important that you please arrive on time.
FREE entrance but you must RSVP via link in our Bio.
GREAT GRINDAY, This is Your Daily Grind!
Be Patient, but Work While You Wait:
While sitting in traffic headed to the airport today, I was looking at the people in the lanes to the right and left of me and everyone had an attitude because they were stuck in traffic. I had to laugh to myself because I have no patience and I was in a bad mood too. Now, if I had got up and got ready ahead of time and prepared myself in enough time I wouldn’t be sitting in traffic.
You see this is how we are in our lives every day. When things don’t go as smoothly as we think it should or as fast as we think it should we get upset. Although we have to remind ourselves that even though things aren’t moving as fast as we would like, it could be saving us from an accident or some other unforeseen event. There may be a reason why you were running late that day, so instead of being upset about it, learn to have some patience.
There are going to be times where we just need to sit in traffic and be patient. It may not be what we want to do but sometimes we just need to slow down. So, I wanna tell you today to slow down and be patient but remember to work while you wait!
You all have a great GRINDAY and we’ll talk soon.
An essential message from @i_am_bean_us #swipeleft ・・・
Law of the 🗺 part 2!
Where are you? Be sure to not over look all of the indicators or landmarks that are critical to helping you realize where you are on your journey. This is the first step to leading the life that you desire. Too many people ignore their present circumstances in hopes that they will get better by osmosis. They won’t. By ignoring the situation matters typically only get worst. You have to start right where you are. Be honest with yourself. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. You can do it!