Silly Boys

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A silly boy is disgusting and repulsive, because he is the antithesis of all that is attractive in a male. There is no age at which silliness is normal. It is in all circumstances inappropriate. How many times have you heard people say it, “Don’t be silly”? All of my readers could mimic the tone at which it is always uttered—a hurried, dismissive, embarrassment, carrying a presumption that it is out of place and most unbecoming. Almost every boy will get silly from time to time. Mine did. Thankfully, it was passing, and not characteristic of them as a whole.… Read More
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Michael Update

Michael Pearl

Thanks for all the notes and letters. I feel like I have fully recovered from my heart attack. It took about three to four months to return to normal.

June 2008
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Little Men

Michael Pearl

You want him to be a part of your team but you do not want to be part of his.

June 2008
1 comment

Peace and Safety

Michael Pearl

Did you read this week about the recently released convict who broke into your next-door neighbor’s house? The intruder told the police he thought the house was empty, but when the woman started to scream, he “just lost control”. Her little girl was with her at the time, and & help.

June 2008
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A Dog’s Day

Tremaine Ware

Most parents are not weeding out foolishness like this wise dad, but are allowing it to continue, thinking it must just be just a passing stage. Discounting all the early signs, parents are shocked and surprised when their children grow up to be teenage fools.

June 2008
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Silly Boys

Michael Pearl

Perpetually silly boys are an embarrassment to their fathers and a shame to their mothers; moreover, they are the public proof of a father’s neglect and a mother’s indulgence.

June 2008
11 comments

Just Foolin’ Around

Johnny Taylor

It seems that foolish children have become the norm in our society. Parents or guardians excuse silliness by saying, “They’re just kids; they’ll grow out of it.” So they are allowed to be fools until it seems to be the … Read more

June 2008
9 comments

Sissy Sensitive Son

Michael Pearl

It is not a tough exterior that God desires or that people admire; it is a tough spirit, an overcoming spirit, a spirit of service, caring not for the sparse thanks, nor flinching at misunderstanding.

December 2007
10 comments
Boy on couch holding video game controller and slice of pizza

Playstation

Michael Pearl

I understand the strength of their addiction. They may refuse any alternative. It may be that they do not find anything as fun as punching buttons and looking at a flashing screen.

December 2007
6 comments

Making A Knife

Gabriel Pearl

A Rewarding Do-It-Yourself Project

June 2007
2 comments

Recovering the Skills of Manhood

Michael Pearl

I can’t tell you how many letters I have received from men telling me that they grew up never developing the manly skills.

June 2006
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