Category: MROP

BBQ night and talk: Living Free of The White Male System

Over the past 500 years, society has constructed a way of thinking and living that now imprisons men, trapping them in cycles of futility. Get good grades, go to university or learn a trade, work hard, pay the bills, raise the kids, wrestle with traffic and hopefully have something at the end of it all to take a few cruises before…

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One Man’s Journey: A Change of Tides – Church After MROP

Taking stock of the immense changes I faced after doing the Men’s Rites of Passage (MROP), I found the elements in my life fell into three categories:Things either seemed almost new to me as I saw them now with a different set of eyes and heart, shifted in their importance depending on their relevance to me or my place in…

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One Man’s Journey – The Call To Rites (part 1)

(This is part one of a three part reflection by Kent, an initiated man, on his experience of the Men’s Rites of Passage. This may be helpful for any man considering the rites with apprehension, uncertainty or anxiety, which is very common.)I had it all.Money.An education.A career.A beautiful wife.A growing family.A large home.A thriving business.Community respect.To all who saw…

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The Rite Stuff: Who is Right for Rites?

This is the third in a series of blogs on the Men’s Rite of Passage (MROP), a unique, five day experience for men to prepare them for the second half of life. In the first blog, “The Rite Stuff: Why Initiation?” I discussed why initiation is so vital in the disconnected, alienating society we have created. In the…

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The Rite Stuff: What is It?

Last time I wrote on why initiation is vital for the modern western man. Not only in adolescence, which, thankfully, is starting to occur, but for older men (anyone over 30, and many who are under 30) who are entering the second half of life without the tools needed for the journey.In this blog I want to talk…

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