King’s of Summer is a film from 2013 that is well worth watching. I imagine watching it with my son sometime late in high school. It captures the ways in which we stretch out toward manhood, fail, and find something far larger waiting for us in the reaching. The film concerns three boys who run away … Continue reading Humility & Manhood in Kings of Summer
When a father has a daughter he is profoundly confronted by the reality of female personhood. In her, he is invited to acknowledge human dignity anew. This is because a daughter provokes a non-erotic love for one of the opposite gender. This love directs him to cherish, to protect, and to nurture his daughter, and in … Continue reading Daughters or Double Standards?