Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed that we are prone to … [Read more...] about Proclamation of Thanksgiving by Abraham Lincoln, 1863
If you read only one novel this year consider making it Sunil Yapa’s fantastic work Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist. Set amidst the “Battle in Seattle” during the November 1999 protests against the World Trade Organization meetings, the novel focuses on a half-dozen characters to offer a … [Read more...] about STAND Recommends Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
SOMEWHERE--Officers were dispatched to a local bistro on reports of a fight that had broken out. Upon arrival, officers learned that two men had been talking about the musician Kid Rock when another man said he was not a fan. A verbal altercation ensued, but then settled down. Later, the man … [Read more...] about Men Making News: Not a Fan of Kid Rock?
To Mercy, Pity, Peace, and Love, All pray in their distress: And to these virtues of delight Return their thankfulness. For Mercy, Pity, Peace, and Love, Is God, our father dear: And Mercy, Pity, Peace, and Love, Is Man, his child and care. For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human … [Read more...] about The Divine Image by William Blake
STAND issue 06 features practical and cool fashions for fab fathers from PopLyfe, fodada, and Father Figure. All photos by Lesa Ferencz … [Read more...] about Cool Dad Style
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. ........ It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have … [Read more...] about The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln
The way of peace is the way of truth. Truthfulness is even more important than peacefulness. Indeed, lying is the mother of violence. A truthful man cannot long remain violent. He will perceive in the course of his search that he has no need to be violent, and he will further discover that so long … [Read more...] about Gandhi and The Way of Peace
There are a lot of messages out there about what it means to be a man. Web sites and magazines offer advice, usually dealing with a combination of business or financial success, along with some measure of physical attractiveness. You need to dress the right way, drive the right car (or truck, see … [Read more...] about Four Qualities of a Strong Man