Jul 282010
This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series The Fighting Man

For most of my adult life, I had an extreme hate in my heart. That hate was mostly directed towards all men, but it spilled out into a lot of my other relationships. I wore everything The Fighting Man sported. It wasn’t always that way.

Jul 242010
This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series The Fighting Man

I woke up Wednesday morning at 4:00 AM and did something I never do. I purposely touched my chest and under my fingertips I felt a lump. My heart jumped – my eyes jerked open and I was, of a sudden, wide awake. A sick, knowing realization overtook me; over 50 and a lump in my left breast.

Jul 222010
This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series The Fighting Man

Not the dog… Us! Do we yell? What is the effect of yelling or shouting in anger? Does it accomplish anything? Are we easily irritated? Do we get angry a little too often?

Let’s take a look at it.

Explosive anger does accomplish some things. Supposedly it releases the pressure that has mounted up in you for some infraction committed. But in actuality, once you get going it seems to propel the emotion further until you are angrier than when you first started.

Mar 222011
This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series The Fighting Man

Just recently, I had the opportunity to engage in three battles. The strategies I used were very different between the first one and the last two. The results were diametrically opposite.