One of my grandfathers worked three jobs to support his family.
He built his home with his own two hands and had done so with 3 kids by the time he was the age I’m at now, while I, hustling at my job, trying to secure my place in this world, have accomplished neither.
When you think about manly qualities, things like assertiveness, purposefulness in action, and courage come to mind.
Theodore Roosevelt is a man every guy needs to study because he personifies each of these characteristics. Morris delves so deep into the actions and thoughts of TR that you’re brought into the mind of this great man.
It was a time where men were forced, through terrible circumstance, to mature immediately.
He fought in a special regimen called the Alpini, or the mountain troops of the Italian army – a special forces of sorts.
It’s a book that every guy needs to read, and read while he’s young enough to avoid missing the forks in the road that will lead him to his place in the sun.
Where the Rise talks about his development as a man, Rex delves into his character as a man, and how he made some of the toughest decisions of his life.
Lee, there’s a common structure to their journey that seemingly has to exist.
You’re on a heroes journey, whether you know it or not.