The Call Of Men ebook is now available! Please join me in celebrating the release of this book. It is my hope that this book will be a quick read that will inspire men to live out their calling. I welcome your feedback, so please leave comments or questions on The Book tab of this site.
Below is an excerpt from The Call Of Men.
It’s the natural state of man. Or, at least, the fallen state of men.
Bored of work. Bored of church. Bored of marriage. Bored of broken things waiting to be fixed. Bored of the boss. Bored of being bored.
In the words of Garfield (the fat comic strip cat created by Jim Davis), “Bored, bored, bored, bored, bored.”
“Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself.” – Soren Kierkegaard
“The despairing refusal to be oneself.” That about nails it. We, as a society, are so fixated on impressing other people (some of whom we don’t even know) that we can’t allow our authentic selves to shine through. We dress like our favorite celebrities, drive cars we can’t afford, and go for the highest-paying jobs we can get even if we hate going to work every day. The inevitable result of prolonged boredom is either despair or rebellion. Rebellion can be destructive to yourself and to others or it can be a path to victory…