Tag Archives: male friendship

Tender Matters

It has been said that one should contribute to a conversation only if you can add something new or different to the dialogue. I have spent the past four years listening and querying others about their journey of faith and … Continue reading

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Samwise Gamgee

So over the past two months I have been chewing through the “Lord of the Rings” movies. As I was in the theater, I was struck (as I think many were) by the character of Samwise Gamgee.  In speaking about … Continue reading

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Five Friends

  A DVD worth checking out, Five Friends is a very nice examination of a seasoned man and his friendships.  I’ve watched it with my community of men in Oregon and it provided a nice space for some very good … Continue reading

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I thought I’d  give you another image from the book, and put up the contents page here in the event you’re wondering, “What on earth is this Bigger World Yet all about?” This will at least give you an idea, … Continue reading

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“A Bigger World Yet” was on Amazon.

AN UPDATE TO THE POST BELOW!: You can purchase a paper copy of the book here for $14.95: http://www.lulu.com/shop/tim-timmerman/a-bigger-world-yet-faith-brotherhood-and-same-sex-needs/paperback/product-20469862.html (Amazon does not have everything by the way… some entrepreneur with little integrity has printed off books through Lulu at $14.95 … Continue reading

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Most Valued Treasure

Here is yet another assemblage/shadow box about friendship for your enjoyment.  It was interesting how this one developed.  I continually moved around the figures until I feel they finally settled in place.  I had another dog I was considering using … Continue reading

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Samuel May in Pate de Verre

Samuel Joseph May was a Unitarian abolitionist minister in the 1800’s.  Over the years I’ve been collecting stories of friendship throughout history and was very moved by May’s friendship with the revolutionary abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison; a friendship marked with … Continue reading

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A Cry For Friendship.

There was a very nice article as of late in The Chronicle of Higher Education entitled “Faux Friendships” By William Deresiewicz (thank you Rick for sending this on to me).  It’s well worth the read. http://chronicle.com/article/Faux-Friendship/49308/ Its nice to see … Continue reading

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