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Be the Influence Instead of Being Influenced

Be the Influence Instead of Being Influenced

The other day I was listening to a conversation between my youngest sister and youngest brother. As I sat there (harmlessly) listening to this conversation I heard my sister mimic something I had said earlier that day. I had no idea that Cali had been in the room when I said it but apparently she was and had just repeated me. Same tone of voice and everything!

This got me thinking. It just goes..

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Virtue and Chivalry in the 21st Century

Virtue and Chivalry in the 21st Century

The other day I was on Facebook and an ad for fashion came up that had the tagline describing their clothes as: “Noble, Elegant, Sexy, and Pure.” I thought, “Huh, that doesn’t sound right.” I mean, how did the word “Sexy” sneak its way in between the three other words?

In our generation, most people (mostly young people aged 13-30) just don’t even know the meaning of words like nobility,..

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Purity, a Thing of the Past

Purity, a Thing of the Past

Last night was the launch of Taylor Swift’s new and “improved” album, 1989. Girls everywhere are raving about the new pop icon’s greatest success and her amazing new style of music. I can’t help but notice that Taylor got her popularity by singing about broken relationships and whimsical love story songs. Don’t get me wrong. I love Taylor Swift and I used to truly respect and look up to this..

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Fitting In or Standing Out

Fitting In or Standing Out

I was 13 and it was high time I start finding a group of people to dress like, act like, be attracted to and be attractive to. I had to pick my style of clothes and personality type. I had to in order to fit in and feel accepted. There were so many people to act like though, how could I choose?

My choices were limited but looked a little bit like this: There were the nerdy media kids who have..

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From a Guy: How to Challenge the Guys in Your Life

From a Guy: How to Challenge the Guys in Your Life

Guest Post (By Beecher Proch)

Many of my girl friends are in mourning. They talk about their loss a TON (though they don’t go around dressed in black). In fact, we all talk about the loss. The reason for their mourning is simple: It’s the demise of manhood.

I don’t blame them. Where have the men gone? Are they under a rock?! (I’m a guy – I can say that.) When I go out to eat and there is a girl..

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