Sunday, March 29, 2009

Real Manhood

I learnt when I first held my son 17 years ago what the true essence of manhood was. It is gentleness, compassion. The truly great men in history, the ones who changed the world were like this. Jesus,Ghandi, Martin Luther King, Jr., were all men of peace yet had a profound effect on history. Even the great warriors realized that true strength lies in love. Yet the strength to defeat enemies was still there, if not more powerful as they fought to help others, protect and serve, rather than to force their power onto others.

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