Pursue Meaning, Not Expedience

“Expedience— that’s hiding all the skeletons in the closet. That’s covering the blood you just spilled with a carpet. That’s avoiding responsibility. It’s cowardly, and shallow, and wrong.”

-Jordan Peterson

Lately, the Fraternity of Excellence that I’m a part of has been reading through Jordan Peterson’s book The 12 Rules for Life.  It can be a bit dry and tedious in some areas, but overall, it’s still a very interesting read with many good points.

One such point that has been on my mind quite a bit as of late is Rule 7 of his book, “Pursue what is meaningful, not what is expedient.” Continue reading “Pursue Meaning, Not Expedience”

Learning Wisdom

Wisdom: The proper use of knowledge which enables one to navigate through life successfully.
– Pastor Wayne

Success in life comes from wisdom. With wisdom, a man can take advantage of opportunities in life and more importantly avoid the pitfalls in life that entrap and destroy others. Maturity is both growing older and growing wiser. If you are looking to improve your life, the quickest and strongest way to do so is to increase your wisdom. Continue reading “Learning Wisdom”

Keeping The Challenge Going

If you go the the gym and lift the same weight the same amount of reps each time, you wont progress after a certain point.  Your body and muscles will adapt and you’ll just be spinning your wheels.  The same can be said about other parts of your life as well.  As men, we must constantly challenge ourselves to do better, to be more than who we were yesterday, and push limits because it is that fire inside us to overcome obstacles that keeps us on the correct path.

Continue reading “Keeping The Challenge Going”