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What It Means To Be A Man
In a world at war over what it means to be a man or a woman, it’s no wonder some men struggle with masculinity.
Culture has this set of rules that say what a man is and some of us don’t exactly line up perfectly.
A friend of mine pre-recorded a podcast for tonights (Thursdays) show and this topic came up.
Bil and I tend to be deep thinkers, guys who are more sensitive to spiritual things and are in touch with our emotions, good and bad.
In the interview Bil sheds light on how that desire to measure up to the “man” image drove him to drugs and near death.
I wonder that a lot of the confusion, at least for young men in our culture, is less about gender identification and more about not fitting into the “typical man image” as if there is one?
In my own life I’ve learned manliness is not about how buff you are on the outside but how tough you are on the inside.
There are plenty of guys walking around strutting their stuff but it’s empty and weak.
In encourage you to watch tonights podcast with Bil, (yes he spells Bill with one “l”.
His story is one of redemption and restoration. His absence of a father turns out to be untrue. His Father was there all the time he just didn’t know it.