You need to hang out with other dudes. It is written that just as iron sharpeneth iron, so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Once a month, get together with your man friends. Discuss what's going on in life. Talk about what's going well and not so well. Get things off your chest. Share.
Your friends should be strong enough to listen to you, question you, and challenge any mediocrity of yours. Good honesty is often needed in an exchange between close man friends.
If you're looking for a support group, you may have unresolved issues with your mommy. Call her. If you want to grow as a man, and mature fully, then you'll want to hang out with some of your friends who provide and guide your masculine force in your life.
But make sure your friends are living life fully and with lots of energy, force, and heart. Hanging out with other kings, or kings in the making, can provide you with valuable insight and truth. There's nothing as valuable as a friend who can shed light on things.
Do you give it all you got?
Do you give everything you have to your woman? Do you give everything you have to the world? Are you giving everything you got -- to both? Most men do not.
Most men do not fulfill their deepest desire in life or love. Most men enjoy making a little money, buying a nice car, watching some football, grilling and drinking a cold beer, and making love here and there. They may volunteer, donate to a good cause, and spend time with the kids. That's all nice and good. But there's certainly more to life than the freedom to enjoy doing those things. There's more.
You may sense a desire to go beyond who you are, to reach for something else, to break free of constraints, fear, and loneliness. You may feel there's still ground to break, a whole world to see, and true pleasures and freedoms to enjoy.
When a man loves a woman, he gives himself to her. Just like he does to the world. He penetrates and gives all he's got. But many men hold back. They hold back in fear. Fear in feeling true pleasure and freedom. A man must be willing to give himself to his woman and the world with his true self, with everything he's got. They each (woman and world) deserve it from him.
Don't be mediocre. Don't poke your woman and the world in an ordinary, middling kind of way. You may have man-friends who make enough money "to get by," they earn a "decent" living, they "get enough" lovin', they "do enough" to contribute to society. They're lives are not a total waste.
Well, don't be like them. Don't be mediocre. Don't play it safe. I encourage you to use everything you've got. Penetrate your woman. Penetrate the world. In the most deepest sense. With all your energy, love, truth, and desire. Give of yourself. Share your talent, your genius, your heart. You're on this Earth for a reason. So, what is it? And do it. Give it. Release. Be open to your woman and to the world. Don't be limp. Be strong, firm, and passionate.
Don't hold back your energy. Don't hold back your passion. Be carnal. Don't fiddle and dink around with your woman or the world. Engage them. Embrace them. Ravish your woman. Act like you can't get enough out of her, and, likewise, you can't get enough out of life. Press yourself into your relationship with your woman. Push yourself into the world. And give to both everything you are.
There are many similarities between your woman and the world. Both require you to commit, enter, and fully engage. Intercourse with your woman and with your world are similar, where each requires you to fully commit, be excited, totally engage, and willing to give everything you've got to the moment.
You can't cheat on either. Don't get distracted. Don't waste each other's time. Even if at one moment things are going great, and the next moment everything changes. C'est la vie.
Go all the way with each other. Don't yield your desire. Don't hold back your love or your heart. Hold nothing back.
This is the way of the king.
A wise man once said that if you know the truth, the truth shall make you free.
This statement contains a truth that releases men from their prisons and sets them free to live a life that is more than abundant.
It's God's will for everyone to be free. Free from anything that holds you back, prevents you from being your true, amazing self. Some of us have secrets, things we don't want to share, defeats, fears, worries, doubts, condemnation, sickness, disease, etc. You were not created to be imprisoned by these things. God wants you to be totally released from these prisons.
To be free, you have to first get focused, then believe, and finally live accordingly.
First, focus on what you want. Get clear and concerned. Let's say, for example, I want joy in my life. Well, I have to get a picture of myself in complete joy. Laughing, smiling, abundantly overflowing. Some pray; some meditate; others get quiet and think. It really doesn't matter how you do it. Just get focused on the desire of your heart. Second, I get my mind stayed on that focused, clear picture in my head. And I thank God for the solution, resolution, the result. Thank God for the answer.
Some people think in order to have an abundant life, in order to become enlightened, to live a fully spiritual life, you have to suffer and strain. This is not true. Stress and suffering is just another prison.
We often limit God in our lives. We believe incorrectly that we are not sufficient or capable. We limit ourselves by accepting the knowledge that comes to us through our senses. We say things like, "That's just not the way things work." Or, "That can't be." We have learned to trust our five sense, and not trust our spiritual senses. We fail to recognize the miracles that take place around us every day.
We fail to experience the spiritual realities in our lives. We can't fully understand the spiritual world with our five senses. Paul wrote, "But the natural, nonspiritual man does not accept or welcome or admit into his heart the gifts and teachings and revelations of the Spirit of God, for they are folly (meaningless nonsense) to him; and he is incapable of knowing them [of progressively recognizing, understanding, and becoming better acquainted with them] because they are spiritually discerned and estimated and appreciated." Spiritual things are known by the spirit that dwells in us. Only then do we have the God-given ability within us to release us from our prisons, set ourselves free, and to know the truth.
Believing brings release. Believing makes us victorious. There's a universe of answers for you. Just waiting for you to tap into. A universe of possibilities. Some call it the universe, some call it intention, energy, mother nature, or life. I call it God. Call it whatever you want. You have unlimited resources. With God, you can not fail. You can only succeed.
It is written that the consequence of the power that is at work within us is that God is able to carry out His purpose and do superabundantly, far over and above all that we dare ask or think infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, hopes, or dreams. And what's His purpose? To love you and to supply all your needs. That's the consequence of focusing and believing.
How much are we allowing God to work in us? That's the question. It's not a question of God's ability. It's a question of allowing a universe of unlimited possibilities to work in our lives. Focus, believe and ask, and you shall receive. Receive exceedingly abundantly above all that you can ask or think, according to how much you put that power within you to work.
With the spirit of God within you, you can do all things. It's a supernatural miracle to have that gift within you. It's your spirit within the Universal Spirit, God. You are unlimited, just as the universe is unlimited and ever expanding. With your mind, your thoughts, your consciousness, your believing, you can change who you are, where you are, and where you're going.
Change who you are by changing how you think. Try it. Change your thoughts, and circumstances around you change. Focus, believe, thank God for the answer. Know this truth, and the truth shall make you free. Free indeed.
Don't limit God. Release yourself. Tap into that power that is latent within you. Believe for abundance.
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