Why are male friendships so difficult?

When I was a very young man, I bought the lie that men and women couldn’t be friends. In reality, I was being immature. Since that time, I’ve found friendships with women tend to be meaningful and stand the test of time. Meanwhile, the companionship I have felt with other men has proven to be wrought with strife.


well, this got out of hand – A Birthday Greeting for My Nephew

Almost thirteen years ago, a baby boy entered our lives. He was bright and beautiful, a bit traumatized by abandonment and ready for his forever family. There is a lot of trepidation when a person takes on the incredible role of parent for the first time, and while we hoped and prayed my sister was ready for the commitment, we also worried this boy might have a hard time fitting in and loving us.