From The Catholic Gentleman • by Sam Guzman “Fight or die.” – Dom Lorenzo Scupoli Perhaps one of the greatest temptations in the Catholic life is that of complacency. We go through the motions, attending Mass on Sunday and maybe going to a parish program or two, but the Faith never really penetrates deep into our … Continue reading SPIRITUAL COMBAT: A CALL TO ARMS
Homer’s Greek epic the Iliad is a catechism on the merits and dangers of θυμός (thumos). Thumos is the breath of the warrior. It is the emboldened spiritedness of a man. We find in Homer’s character Achilles the icon of irrational thumos. His name is combination of ἄχος “distress, pain” and λαός “people” resulting … Continue reading Have you lost your Manly Thumos? How to restore your Spiritedness – Maccabee Society
by Troy Robbins • Eureka! Tent Blog Getting your kids to go outside is more than just getting some exercise and leaving the TV off for a few hours. There are a slew of benefits for children that get outside and have fun. The more your child starts to go outside the more likely they will … Continue reading 30 Reasons Kids Benefit From The Outdoors
by Jack Charles • Eureka! Tent Blog Regular campers appreciate the solitude and tranquility of a remote campground, but while camping is a great way to get away from the city or suburban life, it’s also a great way to form stronger connections with family members. This is especially true on father-son camping trips. Dads have … Continue reading Why Camping is the Ultimate Father-Son Activity
by Jack Charles • Eureka! Tent Blog April 2014, a group of New Jersey Boy Scouts hiking through Harriman State Park stumbled across a female hiker who had broken her ankle. The hiker tried to get the boys to hike on, but they wouldn’t leave her injured on the trail. Instead, they splinted her ankle, constructed … Continue reading 4 Most Common Wilderness Injuries and How to Treat Them
The Rules Every action done in company ought to be with some sign of respect, to those that are present. When in company, put not your hands to any part of the body, not usually discovered. Show nothing to your friend that may affright him. In the presence of others sing not to yourself with … Continue reading Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior – 110 Simple Rules for Men and Boys.