ManHacks: Sharp Axe of Kindness

Axe Sheath

I was recently packing up for a camping trip and outfitting my camper with a toolbox, gathering all the basic tools I might need (perhaps another ManHack list for another time). I had just nicely sharpened up a small hatchet (also another ManHack for another time) and I thought it might fit nicely in the … Read more

ManHacks: Quick and Clean Condiment Refill

Condiment Refill

What do you get when you go through a lot of ketchup and you like to be both efficient and resourceful? You get a guy who needs a quick and clean way to fill a condiment bottle! Sure, you could just go out and buy a new full bottle of ketchup. But there’s a cheaper and … Read more

A Letter to a Good Father

Dad Baby Hands

Dear Dad, How can I begin to express how grateful I am for everything you’ve been for me? Thanks to you, I am not among the one-third of all children who are raised in a home absent of my biological father. For some providential reason I was born to you, a caring and selfless father  who … Read more

Apologetics In The Home: An Interview

walking path

This is a re-published interview by Canadian Catholic apologist, Matt Nelson from ReasonableCatholic.com. This interview poses a few questions on my own upbringing and Catholic formation, as well as my perspective on apologetics within the home. ReasonableCatholic.com is a highly recommended resource for your personal formation in apologetics. I’ve been looking forward to doing this interview for a … Read more

Finding the Meaning in Manly Work

Manly Work

In Genesis, we first meet God when he is working; creating the universe. And after working for six days, he finally takes his rest on the seventh day and he sees the fruit of his work as “good.” From the very beginning, God shows us the unique dignity of work (and rest). He also shows … Read more