8 WAYS TO DEAL WITH YOUR FUTURE DEATH

We never stop to think that our time here is limited. Unlike God, we are mere mortals whose lives are going to end one day. And the sad truth is that we never know when it’s coming. For some, it will be a peaceful transition from the physical world to the spiritual world when you reach old age. To others, it will be a painful all of a sudden unexpected experience without a chance to say goodbye to their loved ones.

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Unless you are in law enforcement, military, firefighting or any other life-threatening job, chances are that you live your days never stopping to think that you have an expiration date just like the food you bought in the supermarket a few days ago . I’m not trying to make you sad or depressed. Unfortunately, that’s just how life goes. Tomorrow I may die in a car crash, be run over by a car, killed by a bullet, contract a deadly disease, or just die of old age in a few decades from now.

There is so much stigma and taboo attached to this subject. In short, everyone wants to avoid talking about it. The goal of this article is to remove all the fear behind it and talk about this difficult topic in the easiest and pleasant way possible to swallow it down your throats.

1. Learn to enjoy the now, but do not become an instant gratification addict

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“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” – Earl Nightingale

We tend to think there will always be a tomorrow and thus end up forgetting about the brevity of life. It’s only when a loved one passes away that we remember that we are all going to die one day. But a few days after the funeral of your loved one, everyone goes back to their daily routine and then this reminder of the fragility of our lives vanishes from our mind.

2. Learn to be happy with who you are and what you have already achieved in this lifetime

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“Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow.” – Orison Swett Marden

I’m not asking you to stop trying to improve your life or accept a life of mediocrity. Life has its ups and downs, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find happiness and joy at this very moment, even if we haven’t achieved all of our goals.

3. Accept that you might not achieve all your dreams in this lifetime

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“The man who seeks one thing in life, and but one, May hope to achieve it before life be done; But he who seeks all things, wherever he goes, Only reaps from the hopes which around him he sows, A harvest of barren regrets.” – Owen Meredith

I’m not sure if I will live long enough to visit some English castles in Britain or to become fluent in Latin in order to be closer to my Roman ancestors. Regardless of what I will be able to achieve with the time I have left in here, do not waste your time trying to become a Jack-of-all-trades.

When I was younger, I used to waste too much time trying to be good at several things at the same time. This is the main reason I recommend you to pick only one or two skills/goals and focus all your energy and will for the next 40 years of your life if you want to master them.  A jack-of-all-trades may know a little bit of everything, but unfortunately this comes with a big cost. He will never master any of them!

4. Prepare a will for your loved ones and leave a message for them

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“My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth’s loveliness.” – Michelangelo

If there is something or several things you wish to tell your loved ones before you go to the other side, I recommend you write all of these things in a letter and ask someone you trust such as a close friend of yours or a trustable lawyer to give it to them whenever you pass away.

A lot of people never stop to think about leaving a will for their loved ones, especially their children and this can be detrimental for the future of your children and your family. I’m not sure how US laws are about this subject, since I only lived there for a few years, but at least here in Brazil, a lot of times children or young adults who just lost their mother or father become screwed up, thus losing part of their inheritance thanks to an older brother or smartass step-mother/step father who takes advantage of a lack of a will. All of this could have been avoided had their parents left a very clear testament.

Even if you are still a young man, make sure to at least start thinking about making provisions to not let this happen to your loved ones. After all, it can be detrimental for their future well-being.

5. Make amends/peace before you leave this realm

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“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” – Alexander Pope

If you ever had a fight or done something wrong with someone you deeply cared for and regret doing so, it’s time to grow some balls and ask for forgiveness from that person. If they ghost you or they don’t accept, it’s their fault and the burden will be with them. You did your part, so you can feel relieved.

6. Accept that death is inevitable in nature’s law

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The journey our soul has to go through of leaving our body and returning to the Kingdom of God is quite scary to most of us

As of right now, we have yet to be able to put a brain in a pot and make it work. And even if we do that, I ask: is it really worth extending your life beyond your biological expiration date? The idea of me living 200 more years stuck in a pot connected to a super computer doesn’t sound like living at all. I’d rather not to try to prolong my time in this planet if I can’t live it fully.

7. Accept the fact that death may come unexpectedly

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“Realize that illness and other temporal setbacks often come to us from the hand of God our Lord, and are sent to help us know ourselves better, to free ourselves of the love of created things, and to reflect on the brevity of this life and, thus, to prepare ourselves for the life which is without end.” – Saint Ignatius

Wars, unexpectedly health issues, accidents, and natural disasters all play a part. This is an unfortunate reality of life. Even if you are young, you are at risk of dying. This is why I ask you to make an effort to enjoy every moment even if your life isn’t perfect. Tomorrow may be your last day.

8. Do not be afraid when the Reaper comes

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Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. – Ecclesiastes 12:7

Do not be afraid when the time comes to leave this realm. Be proud of all your personal, biological and financial achievements! You will still be able to watch the future of your loved ones and legacy in heaven.

Conclusion

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Our time in this world is limited. Everyday is a blessing by the grace of God.

Life has its ups and down, but still, this is no excuse for not using our time in here properly. Since none of us have a crystal ball to know which day The Lord will call us back to his palace in heaven, I want you to make a promise that from now on you will try your best to stop complaining about your current situation and start thanking God for giving you the power to live one more day.

Every day is a blessing! We all have our sad stories to tell, but its quite important for us to make an effort to improve ourselves every day, until we find ourselves six-feet under.

Read More: 9 Secrets To Living A Joyful Life

Originally Published on: ROK

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5 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR COOL WHEN SHIT HITS THE FAN

There will be times in life that you will be so angry or upset that you will be tempted to do some dumb shit that could ruin your life, career, or reputation forever. The world is full of toxic souls that feel a pleasure in pushing everyone’s buttons or causing trouble.

Nevertheless, no matter how angry or upset you’re about what someone did or said to you, or some misfortune in your life, some fights are not worth picking. Below I will give some tips on how to keep your cool when you are too blinded by hatred to calculate the casualties and consequences of the vendetta you are about to embark upon. Since none of the tips I give below can be considered a “one size fits all,” my best recommendation is to use a mix between them depending on the situations and problems you face in your future.

1. The 10 second rule

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“Who wishes to fight must first count the cost” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Before I decide to do anything when I get some upsetting news or provoked by someone, I do what I call the 10-second rule. Breath heavily, close your eyes, and count to 10 before doing anything. This really helps me to think more clearly about the consequences of what I will say or do next. Always try to do this before acting on your impulses and ending up doing something stupid, like punching someone in the face. It may cost your job, a lawsuit, your reputation, career and even your freedom.

2. Remove yourself from the situation until your temper has cooled down

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“know yourself and you will win all battles” ― Sun Tzu

When you receive some bad news or someone provoked you in some way or another, the best way to deal with the problem without risking yourself to act on your emotional impulses is to simply back down temporarily from the situation that triggered those negative thoughts. Wait until you can think more logically about how to face the situation. Then go back and do your best to deal with the problem in a logical manner.

3. Think about the consequences and what you’ve got to lose

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“There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Sometimes just reflecting about the negative outcomes that an impulsive action can have upon you and your family is enough to most men to not let their emotional impulses possess them and make them do dumb shit that they will regret for the rest of their lives. Remember, before saying or doing anything stupid, always think about the repercussions your action will have in your life and to others depending upon you.

4. Use the art of rhetoric to humiliate the other person

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“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

In case the person hasn’t made physical contact with you but is trying to humiliate you in the verbal or psychological realm, I recommend you to try to humiliate him back through mocking. Sometimes the best way to deal with toxic people who constantly try to humiliate or belittle you is to use what the other person has said against them.

If you don’t have enough information about him, wait until you’ve gathered more information about him through his reputation, past doings, and so on. Or you can just make a joke out of what the other person said about you.

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“To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy.” ― Sun Tzu

The art of joking can be a powerful ally to defeat your haters. You can destroy his plans of making you lose your shit if you can make a joke out of something negative someone said about you. You will be able to make most of your haters give up on destroying your frame. And that’s not the only benefit of it: if you can joke about your flaws and your overall personality it shows to others that you are a very self aware person. In short, not only no verbal bully can affect you but you will also come off as having a strong charisma and frame to others.

5. No way out, just punch the guy in the face!

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“The wise warrior avoids the battle.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

There will be some cases that you will be deliberately provoked in such an offensive manner, such as when someone hits you, that if you don’t punch the guy in the face or fight back everyone will consider you a total wimp. In those cases, I do recommend you to say fuck it and just do it. I’d rather be hated by everyone and have the reputation some kind of violent primitive caveman than to have the reputation of a pussy doormat that everyone can push around.

It’s up to you to decide which fights are worth picking. However, if you do decide to act on your impulses, beware of the consequences that you might face. Remember the repercussions of your impulsive action can be worse than having the reputation of a thug. You and him may be fired, get sued, face prison time, and so on. If you did opt to act impulsively, I seriously hope it was really worth it. Also, if you see violence coming, you have the right to defend yourself.

Conclusion

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“Thus the expert in battle moves the enemy, and is not moved by him.” ― Sun Tzu, The Art of War

In the end, it’s up to you to decide which fights are worth picking and which are not. In case you decide to act impulsively upon then, I hope you really thought about the short and long-term consequences. We are all adult men to know well enough that, unlike hot girls, the world won’t turn a blind eye if we screw up. We live in a world full of malice and wickedness. As much as you try to get along with everyone, there will always be some people who get a kick out of stirring up controversy and creating circles of hate. Beware some people love to get others in trouble.

Read More: 4 Steps to Forgiving Yourself

Originally published on ROK

10 Reasons to Visit The Brazilian City Of Curitiba Instead of Rio

Whether you plan on setting down in Brazil or just looking to have some fun, Curitiba is one of the best cities Southern Brazil has to offer. If you like European cities you will definitely love Curitiba. Which feels like a mix between Latin American and European culture.

1. Great infrastructure

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Like the rest of Southern Brazil, Curitiba offers top notch infrastructure. The infrastructure might not be as good as the one from developed countries,but it certainly gets close.

Unfortunately, in recent years the infrastructure degraded a bit, due to Brazil being under it’s worst economic recession in history, but like the rest of Southern Brazil, Curitiba’s infrastructure is still of higher quality than the rest of Brazil.

2. Weather that reminds you of Europe

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Curitiba’s Jardim Botanico covered in snow

For those who hate Latin America’s sunny tropical weather like me, I’ve got good news for you! Like the rest of Southern Brazil, Curitiba has a Subtropical Highland climate which means it’s not as hot nor as sunny as most of South America and sometimes it even snows in the city. Europeans will feel like they are at home. Cold fronts from Antarctica bringing cold winds and rain, comes very often to Curitiba and the rest of Southern Brazil.

3. Vibrant nightlife

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Curitiba offers a wide variety of things to do during the night

With the many options of activities, different nightclubs and pubs the young men out there won’t ever feel bored during their nights in Curitiba. He will always find new places to have fun partying and trying to game chicks or just enjoy a bonding time with his bros.

4. High quality of life

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Curitiba’s Rua das Flores

Like the rest of Southern Brazil, Curitiba has some of the highest standards of living if compared to other cities in Brazil. Curitiba’s population are mostly composed of high middle class and high class individuals.

5. Bilingual schools for children

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This is useful for those ones planning on starting a family in Brazil or had to temporarily relocate in here due to work reasons. Curitiba is home to many bilingual schools that offer an education in English or German alongside Portuguese. From kindergarten to high school, these bilingual schools will give the chance of your children to become fluent in two languages. The famous International School of Curitiba is a good option to those from English speaking countries.

6. Low crime rates

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The streets of Curitiba and other cities from Southern Brazil are much less violent than Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo. However, just because the crime rates are lower in here, it doesn’t mean that you can walk around holding a sign saying “Please rob me!” I still recommend you to take the same safety measures that you would if you were visiting any other big city in the world. Yes, there is crime in the city, but if you have some common sense and don’t let your guard down chances are that you won’t be robbed and you will enjoy your stay in here.

7. It’s close to the coast

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Ponta do Sul beach, Parana is only 76.11 miles away from Curitiba

Curitiba might be a landlocked city, but that doesn’t stop you from exploring the beautiful Southern Brazilian Coast that is a few miles away from Curitiba. In less than two hours of a road trip you can get to see the beautiful coastal towns Southern Brazil has to offer. Some of them include Pontal do Sul, Ilha do Mel, Pontal do Paraná, Praia de Leste, Matinhos,Caiobá, Guaratuba and so on.

8. There are girls for everyone

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Curitiba has several girls of Polish, German, Ukranian and Italian descent

For the young men just looking to have some fun or the conservative Christian men, Curitiba has girls that attend requisites for both parties. For the young man just looking to have some fun, I advise him to look for girls in the pubs and nightclubs the city has to offer. Bonus points if you have a Brazilian friend to be your wing man and help you break the ice with the locals.

As for the older men out there looking for a more serious relationship or wife material, I advice him to pick one of the many churches the city has to offer and start frequenting their church services and events. While every Church has their share of fake Christians, you will always find a group of real Christians who follow God’s guidelines to live a godly life.

If you are into blondes, gingers or asians then you will love this city! Due to the mass immigration of Germans, Polish, Ukrainians, Italians and Japanese. Curitiba offers girls from various ethnicities.

9. Beautiful churches from all branches of Christianity

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Thanks to Curitiba’s European cultural background, the city offers a wide variety of Christian Churches from various branches of Christianity such as Catholic, Lutheran, Baptist, and Orthodox. Curitiba offers several options to faithful Christians of all branches of Christianity

10. Vibrant community of ancestors from Europe and Japan

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Curitiba’s German community doing their annual gatherings to preserve their cultural roots

The City has a very rich cultural story, thanks to the mass immigration of Germans, Polish, Ukrainians, Italians and Japanese. Nowadays the city is home to many descendant of those immigrants who do their best to keep their cultural roots intact by enforcing them through cultural events and teaching their children the tongue of their ancestors. It’s not hard to find fluent speakers of German or Italian in Curitiba.

Beware for rich SJWs

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As the saying goes “There’s no sunshine without rain.” Curitiba is home to many high class individuals and this come with a cost. Many of the young men of the high classes were raised with their parents paying their tuition, cars, houses, and getting them recommended for jobs. This leads to spoiled leftist adults, who always got their way in everything and suffer from Peter Pan syndrome.

Thus don’t be surprised if you find yourself talking with friends and girls and struggle to explain to them concepts like hard work, economy, and why socialism always fails. But still I’d say this is a very minimal issue Curitiba faces if compared to having to worry about being robbed or murdered in the violent streets of Rio de Janeiro.

Conclusion

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Orthodox Christian Brazilians of Ukrainian descent celebrating Easter in Curitiba

Curitiba can be both a great destination for those just looking to travel and “have some fun” or for those looking for a fresh start, such as the German man tired of seeing Germany and its culture being destroyed by Angela Merkel’s SJW policies or the American tired of seeing his homeland being desecrated by Cultural Marxism and Globalism.

However, don’t come in here hoping for streets made of gold or angelic blondies that respect men and will beg to date you. Like the rest of the world, Brazil suffers from the same Cultural Marxist fungus that is destroying Western culture. But with a population that possesses strong regional identity and political views, I can safely say that it will take a while before Cultural Marxism is able to completely vandalize Southern Brazil and its culture as it did to the rest of Brazil, America and Germany.

Read More: 6 Reasons Why Rio de Janeiro Sucks

Originally Published on: ROK

How to Survive Being Ghosted

Whether you were ghosted by a long time friend of yours or a girl that you were dating, it will be a very painful closure to your relationship. Below I will give you some backstory and insight to ease your pain and help you go through this infantile way some friends or potential dates may treat you.

What does it mean if I’m being ghosted?

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Stop trying to rationalize and man the fuck up! This is the wrong way to deal with the problem! It doesn’t matter why this friend of yours or girl you were dating ghosted you. Rationalizing this fact is only going to make matters worse as your mind will try to excuse him of the inexcusable. Or worse, it will start turning you into a soy boy by making you feel guilty as well.

What matters is that it has already happened and if you still have at least a bit of dignity and self-respect left in you it’s time to take action.

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If someone ghosts you, it means they are not emotionally mature enough to solve their problems head on. They try to ignore it by giving others the silent treatment. It’s also a sign that you mean so little to this person that she or he doesn’t even think you are worth their time.

In short, ghosting is the uttermost sign of disrespect, and if someone ever treats you like that, you need to completely remove this person from your life. Otherwise, you get the trophy of biggest beta doormat in the whole world.

Regardless of their reasons, it’s quite important for you to completely get rid of this person from your life and memories. And in case they come back a few years or months later, begging to be forgiven by you, ignore them and reject their appeal.

Unless this person was kidnapped, suffered an accident or some other life threatening situation, there is simply no excuse for this person to treat you in such infantile manner.

The feeling is the worst part

It’s hard to describe the feeling of being ghosted, whether the doer is a a long time friend of yours who you thought you could count on or a girl you liked. Nonetheless, it hurts way more to be ghosted than when people give you some kind of closure, especially if the person giving you silent treatment was someone you knew for years and trusted.

I don’t think any human language has words accurate enough to describe the painful feeling of it, but the best way I can describe it is that you will feel like your heart is burning or someone is constantly pouring kitchen alcohol into it. It really stings and the worse is that the feeling will last for a few days or vanish and then return every now and then until it finally disappears.

Healing

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Me: Dude, did you ever feel like shit, when a girl you just started dating doesn’t give you any closure and then all of a sudden, she just randomly starts ghosting you?

Friend from childhood: Definitely bro, 100% like that!

Me: All I want is to drink in order to try to forget about it

Friend from childhood: One of the best ways to deal with it

Me: Women are so cold!

Friend from childhood: But the best thing I can tell you is to just let it hurt!

Friend from childhood: Don’t try to hide it! When you get over it’ll just be a bad memory

This is what a friend of mine from my childhood and teenage years told me to calm me down. This was several years ago, when I was a young man and was going through my first experience of being ghosted. I still remember it as if it was yesterday. We were at a pub, that was playing Smashing Pumpkins 1979. Back then I had some experience with breaking up with girls, but this was the first time ever, that I was being ghosted by a girl. He bought me a few rounds and we talked about what happened to me. Back then I was still very naive about the true nature of girls and how they can be colder than us.

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Back then, I tried to escape my problems by drinking. What a fool I was.

Looking back now, as an older and more experienced man. While I don’t recommend the use of alcohol as an escape from painful experiences. I do endorse what my friend told me, back then. Embrace the pain! The sooner you do the faster you will recover from it, thus moving on with your life.

 

Moving on

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“Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.” – Joshua 1:9

Your time here is limited and precious. Thus it should be used wisely, which lead us to moving on as quick as possible from these kind of toxic people and situations.

The fastest way to move on from it is to go on with your routine and keep meeting new people until you find another girl. Then you will finally forget about it.

 

Get ready for it to happen more often

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“Every thing-become is mortal. Not only peoples, languages, races and culture are transient.” – Oswald Spengler

As Western women get more and more entitled and men become more effeminate, thus losing their manly ways to face problems. Ghosting will become way more natural and frequent. With the advance of technology and ease of ignoring a person now a days. For many entitled girls and emasculated men ghosting has become a natural form to treat those they deem unworthy of their time. Get ready to be ghosted by many others, that will cross paths with you. And learn to lose hope for most of humanity as it quickly loses its ability to communicate directly.

 

Avoid ghosting others it’s not manly at all

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Unless the person is constantly annoying you and you have attempted several times to give a closure as to why you don’t want this friendship or relationship anymore, ghosting should be avoided at all costs. In my opinion ghosting someone is a very unmanly and childish attitude to deal with them. Thus it should be avoided at all costs not only you are making matters worse but you are also sowing hatred when you do it. Thus only use it as a last resort.

Conclusion:

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Solipsism is real, women and effeminate men suffer from it!

 

You are probably tired of hearing this kind of story in the manosphere. But I will say it again in my own words. The truth is we men are the real romantics. A women will never love us the way we wished they would. What they love is the image they’ve created about us. As soon as we don’t correspond to this image they will instantly ditch us as if they never felt anything about us. That’s how mother nature created them. You have to come to terms with this or keep living in your blue pill bubble.

 

9 SECRETS TO LIVING A JOYFUL LIFE

Life doesn’t always have to be boring or sad just because most of the world is. Below I will share some of the ways I try to make my reality more pleasing and satisfying.

1. Avoid toxic people and negative thoughts

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I know it’s easier said than done, but in case you want to live a joyful life, it’s quite important for you to practice not thinking negatively. Negative mentality can have extremely bad consequences for your health, mental sanity and habits, thus it should be avoided at all cost. 

However, I know the truth is that it’s quite impossible for us to be happy all the time, since there are several things that can lead us to start thinking negatively even if we try our best not to. Some of them include relationship problems, toxic people, life misfortunes, and so on. But still in case you want to avoid bitterness infecting yourself, it’s best to try your best not to let these events consume you!

The best tip I can give you is to avoid as much as possible events or toxic people that trigger these negative thought patterns.

2. Travel

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Traveling can be a good way to replenish your energy, make you reflect on life, and give you enough mojo to make sure that, when you get back to your routine and homeland, you will be at your ease, which will translate in you working harder through the rest of the year.

If you can travel with your best friends or family members, I recommend you to do so. It can be one of the best bonding time experience. However, never underestimate the power of traveling on your own. A lot of people are afraid of traveling alone thinking it might not be fun or enjoyable at all, but the truth is if you know yourself well enough, traveling alone can in fact be more enjoyable than traveling with friends or family.

3. Spend more time with family or those who are fond of you

 

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“Many of the best things in life are not remunerative from the money standpoint, but are of immense value to society”- Orison Swett Marden

Let’s face it: your family might not be perfect (neither is mine), but they are probably reliable people that you can always count on. Spend more time with them or with some of your best friends that you know who will always have your back. 

In our Matrix, we are forced to waste so much time with people we don’t really like or don’t care about at all. The best way to rebel against the system is to make sure you spend more time with people you really care about.

4. Don’t spend all your time playing video games

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“You must keep in touch with the great life arena. Mere theories do not go very far ; it is life that Counts.” – Orison Swett Marden

Well, this one is quite obvious. If you are not where you want to be, you should be hustling right now instead of wasting your valuable time with video games or other time sinking activities.

Cheap forms of entertainment such as games or movies are a great way to refill your energy if you can’t go out or travel, but they do turn into a problem if they are becoming an addiction, thus leading to procrastination.

I’ve seen a boy so addicted with his MMORPGs that he even declined a date with a hot girl just to keep leveling up his stupid fictional character for an entire night. Believe me!

5. Read books and biographies from great men of the past

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No great book can replace a great mentor. However, no one has the luxury to have a mentor who has deep knowledge about every subject in life. This is where biographies and technical books come in handy.

If you can’t find someone in real life to advise you about a certain area you don’t have any experience on, search for books that might have answers about what you are looking for. I believe that reading biographies or autobiographies from great men of the past is one of the best ways to find the secret of living a joyful life.

At least for me, there isn’t anything more inspirational than to be able to see how great men of centuries ago were once mere average Joes with flaws and facing life problems just like any of us. Every men who succeeded and reached prosperity had to first go through a lot of struggle, pain, and deception before reaching the top.

Whatever your final goal is right now, it’s quite important that you never become arrogant to the point of  believing you don’t need to improve yourself nor look for mentors.

6. Fail big

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Yeah, he failed trying to succeed. So what? At least he had the balls to risk his face at something he believed in, beta males will never have this kind of courage.

Failure is a good way to improve ourselves and discover who we really are. It’s an adventure of self-discovery. Unfortunately, we live in a culture where people are so worried about their image that they’d rather never risk themselves in new pursuits due to being afraid of looking like a fool. Thus they end up never improving themselves.

Remember this: you can never become the best version of yourself if you don’t want to risk failing, whether it is trying to game a girl, opening a business, playing an instrument and so on.

7. Be an example to those around you

 

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“Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.” – Matthew 7:6

Not everyone is bitter because they opted to be. A lot of people became toxic due to life events making them become disillusioned with the world and humanity. However, if they are willing to listen to you and change, you should try to help them out, but if you notice that they are refusing your aid, and their negativity cancer is starting to affect your look in life, then move on and ghost them if necessary.

As Jesus told us:

Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces.

There are some people who were beaten so hard by the School of Hard-Knocks, that all you can do for them is to let them find salvation on their own.

8. You won’t always get what you want!

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If you can accept that you won’t always get what you want, without throwing a tantrum like a spoiled brat, you are more likely to become a real man and a more down-to-earth kind of person.

9. Find a “sanctuary” to keep you sane during the hard times

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There will be times that we will be going through a lot in life. Nothing that we try will be working out while we encounter failure after failure. When those periods arrive, it’s always good to have some kind of shelter to keep you sane.

If you have something or someone to fall your back on, it can be way easier to endure those difficult periods. My shelter during hard times is reading the Bible, but if you are not a religious person, look for something else to keep you sane. Your “sanctuary” can be one of your hobbies, someone you trust, or whatever that can keep your mind too busy to think about negative things.

Conclusion

To sum it up we have the power to create our own realities, even if we are not rich. How will you sculpt your world from now on?

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Originally Published on: ROK

 

 

8 SIGNS YOUR CHRISTIAN PREACHER IS NOT A SJW

Whether you follow a priest, pastor or reverend, there are signs to look for in order to know if he really wants to help his community or if he just wants to get as many followers as possible by pandering to them.

Nowadays it’s hard to find decent spiritual leaders who really care about their communities and followers. Religion has been turned into a money-making machine, leaving faithful Christians lost in their quest to find a messenger from God who is not trying to take advantage of his role for his own gains.

Is there any way to check for signs that your current priest or pastor is a good one that is masculine, genuinely worries about his community, and isn’t affected by the Cultural Marxist cancer?

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Below I will give you some insights that are helpful to know when looking for a good preacher and to also check if a church only wants your money. We already have too many false prophets becoming rich with the word of the Lord and not giving back to their followers. This has got to stop.

1. He has the word of the Lord in his heart, not in his mind

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Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.       – Proverbs 3:5

A great preacher doesn’t need to know the word of the Lord by tongue, because he already has it all in his heart. He doesn’t try to over-complicate his sermon with fancy talking or complicated subjects that make the average Joe feel small or intimidated. He makes his sermons as easy as possible to the average person, who is not so cultured in theology, to relate to them and understand them.

To make it easier for everyone to understand the point he is trying to make, he combines old biblical stories and difficult ancient religious text with daily issues we face today. This combination of the familiar past and present allows the listener to relate to those old biblical stories of centuries ago.

2. He uses the donations to improve his preaching, the Church, and the local community

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Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend. – Proverbs 27:17

Like a wise entrepreneur uses his profits first to improve his corporation before using for himself, a good preacher uses the donations he received first to improve his sermons and his church. Most of the church money should be used to better equip the church, give more comfort to its people, and help those in need.

3. He knows boys will be boys

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For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.                    – Timothy 4:8

He knows boys can’t handle staying idle for too long and that they are always in need of some manly activity to canalize all their energy and frustrations. Otherwise, his flock of boys and men will get easily bored. This is why a good masculine preacher proposes every now and then some masculine activities for the boys during the weekend, such as Camping, hunting, soccer, football, baseball, and so on.

A good leader knows that their masculine followers are different from their female counterparts. He knows each one needs to canalize their frustrations and energy in different ways. 

4. He preaches “tough love”

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He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.                               – Proverbs 13:24

A real masculine and godly preacher doesn’t care if he is going to lose some of his flock when preaching sermons about sensitive issues or hot potato topics. What he really cares about is to bring the truth and real wisdom of the Lord at all costs. For him it doesn’t matter if some people are going to be upset.

If your preacher avoids preaching about sensitive topics, such as the role of patriarchy, debt, toxic friendships, the dangers of sodomy, and fake Christians, it means that he is not an old-time preacher and is more like a motivational guru than a spiritual leader.

A masculine preacher doesn’t let his audience control him or his message. If this is not the case, it’s likely that your local preacher and his church only cares about having as many followers as possible. Instead of being a preacher, he is more like a motivational guru who only wants to gather as many followers as possible by only preaching about cheerful, SJW-friendly, and motivational passages of the Bible. 

5. He is not afraid of preaching about a women’s true role in life

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But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. – 1 Timothy 2:12

A good preacher does not cater to his female audience. He teaches them to be sweet obedient followers of their husbands. He also taught their male follower to stop worshiping their wives and carry themselves as the captains of their respective households rather than be wimps who are submissive to their wives.

6. He really helps those in need

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But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.                       – Hebrews 13:16

When I was living in Arkansas, I knew a wise old preacher who allowed a family that just lost their house in a fire to live in the church’s spare rooms while they were looking for another place to live. A good preacher will find a way to help those who are going through difficult times. He might not be able to help them directly but he will try his best to advise them about dealing with issues such as debt, family, relationships, child disobedience, career, and so on.

7. He is passionate about his work

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And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; – Colossians 3:23

Like a good leader in any other area, it’s indispensable that a preacher is charismatic and put effort into his sermon and way of talking. Everyone should feel his enthusiasm through his preaching and the way he carries himself.  A good preacher make his followers feel infected by his euphoric rhetoric to the point that his followers become enthusiastic about it as well.

8. He is old school

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He uses the KJV version of the Bible

This one isn’t a requirement, but more of a correlation I found between most good English-speaking preachers. They usually like to use the KJV version instead of the new ones.

A good preacher uses the KJV version and preaches in a way that makes it easy for the average Joe to get the point and assimilate it into his life and daily challenges. He is able to mix the old with the modern life as stated in the first sign to look for in this article.

Conclusion

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When looking for a good spiritual leader, remember this: a bad preacher tries to twist God’s word to fit into the crazy modern Cultural Marxist agenda and politically correct narrative we live in today. He is nothing but a puppet of his followers, especially women.

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Originally Published on: ROK

6 REASONS WHY RIO DE JANEIRO SUCKS

If you are planning to travel to Brazil, you might want to look for another city to stay. Rio de Janeiro is no longer the paradise that it used to be.

How the mighty have fallen! A city once famous for its pretty girls, great beaches, beautiful views, and friendly people is now a shadow of its former self. Decadence lurks every street corner of Rio. It is no longer the jewel of Brazil and South America as it used to be in the 80s. Nowadays, Rio de Janeiro is a city ridden with crime, violence, corruption, greedy politicians, poverty, and crooked entrepreneurs trying to take advantage of the poor and naive. Here are six reasons why the city is no longer worth a visit…

1. Girls Are Self-Centered And Lacking In Christian Values

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Living between TV stars and being considered as Brazil’s postcard has taken its toil in the expectations cariocas have about life

I believe this applies to almost all good looking girls, since Brazilian women have the reputation of being among the most attractive and enjoyable in the world. But when talking about cariocas (Brazilian girls born in Rio) their ego-centrism can reach new heights.

I don’t like generalizing, but unfortunately they are more narcissistic than girls from other regions. This is due to the fact that Rio de Janeiro is considered the postcard of Brazil. Plus it doesn’t help that all of Brazilian mainstream media headquarters and movie studios are located in this city. As a result, most of the local population want to have the same lifestyle as that of the local stars and entrepreneurs.

Carioca girls constantly dream about glamour and the material things they see these TV stars possessing. They act like girls from LA and tend to be way more ego driven than Brazilian girls from other regions. They dream of fame, wealth, and plastic looks. This phenomenon can also apply to a lot of low-T men from here .

Your gringo card will help you score a few extra points than the locals when you first start approaching, but if you are not rich or didn’t master your game skills, you can forget about dating them, even if you are good looking. You will have to settle with the more average looking girls.

2. It’s Too Militarized And Violent

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Welcome to Hell de Janeiro! Enjoy your stay!

Shootouts between the police and gangs happens daily to the point that the local population is used to hearing gun shots all the time. Early this year, criminality and street violence got so high and uncontrollable that the city declared a state of emergency. The solution that the president and the Congress decreed is military intervention for the city as a desperate attempt to bring back law and order.

Street gangs, mafias, and paramilitary groups that live hidden in favela slums are usually better equipped than most cops thanks to our corrupt politicians, who misappropriate public funds that should’ve been destined to give better equipment to the police. Nevertheless our greedy politicians don’t give a damn.

3. You Have No Right To Self Defense

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Brazilian Federal Police taking away guns from the Population and destroying them in 2003

If you are an American, after hearing all of this you might be wondering, why the heck the population don’t buy guns to defend themselves?

Well we used to be able to until a Populist Socialist party called the Workers Party, and a communist president named Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, took control of the country in 2001 and banned the right of self-defense and to have guns.  This communist party took control of the state and brainwashed everyone into thinking guns are “evil” to make it easier for them to seize control of the country, but this is a story for another article.

Now, the right of self-defense is a luxury that only our military, police enforcement, crooked entrepreneurs, wicked TV stars, and our beloved corrupt politicians hold. It’s still possible for the average citizen to have the right to bear guns, but they make it expensive and bureaucratic, to the point that you need to allow the government to invade your privacy and property whenever he pleases. And you are still only allowed to carry and use your weapon inside your property, thus making impossible for the poor citizen to have one. If you are caught using an unregistered weapon without a license, you can face up to four years in prison.

4. The Infrastructure Is Third World

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Traffic jams are very common in Rio de Janeiro

Politicians, crooked entrepreneurs, lazy city managers—you name it, Rio got it! As hilariously as it may sound, considering that Rio is considered as Brazil’s postcard, the city is poorly managed which, as a consequence, reflects on the lack of a good infrastructure. Traffic jams along with crowded and inefficient public transportation is all part of daily life.

5. Criminals Are Everywhere

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Can’t even wait to steal some “moolah” from these stupid gringos hahahahahah!!!

From street artists begging for money to vagabonds threatening to scratch or smash your parked car if you don’t “give” them money, Rio has an insane amount of street thugs trying to take advantage of gringos who lack street smarts.

Let’s also not also forget about our beloved dishonest local store merchants charging extra for gringos and Brazilian tourists from other regions. They are so desperate to get some extra moolah that they don’t mind taking advantage of their fellow Brazilian brothers from other regions as well. This all happens very frequently in the streets of Hell—oops I mean Rio de Janeiro.

6. It’s An Extremely Expensive City

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Living in Rio de Janeiro can be very costly. Unless you earn dollars or Euros, it’s hard to afford rent outside of favela slums that ridden with gangs, street violence and paramilitaries groups. Outside of the slums, prepare your pockets for insanely high Singapore-styled taxes and bills for everything. This applies to other big cities in Brazil as well.

Consider that having an apartment or house in a good neighborhood can cost up to 2 million dollars. Also there is even an additional tax you have to pay each month if you have a front beach property. This applies to all states in Brazil. Yes you heard that right—our beloved government and entrepreneurs are very creative when it comes to finding ways to rob us more.

Conclusion

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Trash floating in sunny Rio de Janeiro. Hmmm sounds like a nice day to take a dive….

Unless you want to have relive the experience of living in Chicago during the prohibition-depression era, I recommend you to stay out of Rio de Janeiro and visit other parts of Brazil.

To sum it up for the conservative Christian men out there looking for a loyal wife, or for the young man just “wanting to have some fun,” Rio de Janeiro is no longer a recommended destination at least until the high criminality and street violence situation improves.

If you still want to visit Brazil you are better off going to Southern Brazil or small towns. While I can’t guarantee you that every girl will be more virtuous and less degenerate, the more southern you go, the more good looking and respectful women get. Rio de Janeiro is far from the paradise that American TV movies and children’s animations such as Rio portray it to be.

Originally published on: ROK

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