Skip to content
purging passivity

PURGING PASSIVITY

Today I noticed a father trying to teach his son how to ride a bike. In his frustration the father yells “don’t be scared!” As he and his son walk by to give it another try—I encouraged his father and then said to his son, “Good job! Yes falling on concrete hurts and although it’s okay to be scared, don’t let the fear of falling rule you.”
⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I learned over the years teaching at the Cave of Adullam that it’s truly feckless to condemn a boy for being scared because EVERY man will feel fear. In the words of Nelson Mandela “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers it.”

‪Today I noticed a father trying to teach his son how to ride a bike. In his frustration the father yells “don’t be scared!” As he and his son walk by to give it another try—I encouraged his father and then said to his son, “Good job! Yes falling on concrete hurts and although it’s okay to be scared, don’t let the fear of falling rule you.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I learned over the years teaching at the Cave of Adullam that it’s truly feckless to condemn a boy for being scared because EVERY man will feel fear. In the words of Nelson Mandela “The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers it.”

Posted by Jason Wilson on Saturday, August 24, 2019

Suffering In Silence

October 21, 2019

Men are taught to suffer in silence, and as a result, relationships are failing all across the world. This is an edited clip of my time on the Mel Robbins Show—we tag team trauma to help a husband break free from emotional incarceration and save his marriage!

Read More

Release The Trauma So That We Can Live Again

October 19, 2019

I cried watching this clip because for decades, I suppressed my emotions—trying to be a “man” instead of a huMAN. In my book #CryLikeAMan, I share how my era taught men that crying was a sign of weakness.

Read More

WHEN A MAN IS FREE TO CRY— HE IS FREE TO LOVE

October 17, 2019

I will never forget my wedding day—especially when my best man Gabe Green jokingly threatened that he would hit me if I started crying when my soon to be wife (Nicole) walked down the isle.

Read More

Congrats Kaden, Good Work!

October 16, 2019

The Most High is faithful! As young Kaden was taking the spiritual module of his test, he said, “I prayed to God for Him to allow me to see my dad.”

Read More

Jason Wilson on NBC News Learn and WDIV Local 4

October 15, 2019

Honored to serve as a panelist for one of the discussions at NBC News Learn and WDIV Local 4 Education Now Detroit!

Read More

Parents, please be vigilant!

October 12, 2019

Parents, please be vigilant! Do not wait for your child to be seen bullied on a viral video or for their school to protect them—equip them with the skills needed to protect themselves!

Read More

Seek to get healed from what hurts in you, before you unintentionally hurt your children

October 11, 2019

As a wounded young father in my early 30’s, I probably would have demeaningly called my son “lazy” for not holding his suit while we waited in line to purchase it.

Read More

Suppression Leads To Depression

October 9, 2019

Suppression leads to depression—so take off the mask and #CryLikeAMan—transparency liberates the soul!

Read More

A Good Father Pushes Beyond His Emotions For His Family

October 8, 2019

A responsible father will always push himself to provide for his family—but sometimes the load gets heavy. However, when the family unit is unified, its unbreakable!

Read More

Fight To Be Human

October 7, 2019

“I’m always wrong when I say how I feel, even when I am right! I feel like a damn robot programmed to only take care of my wife, my kids, my siblings and my job, but [expletive] myself and how I feel! Real talk I feel better off dead!”

Read More

Mastering Your Emotions to Save Your Marriage!

October 7, 2019

In this short clip from a #CryLikeAMan conversation with Van Lathan— my wife and I transparently share a few things we’ve learned that has kept us together for 21 years!

Read More

It’s A Confirmation That The LORD Trusts Me

October 3, 2019

When we walk in the Most High’s will—we do not need to worry—He will provide for His will to be done!

Read More

Our founder Jason Wilson’s appearance on The Mel Robbins Show

October 2, 2019

Our founder Jason Wilson’s appearance on The Mel Robbins Show airs today on CBS!

Read More

HOPE 911 WAS PHENOMENAL

September 30, 2019

The sold out premier of our nonprofit The Yunion’s film that explores the traumas, and tragedies that place teens at risk of suicide—HOPE 911—was phenomenal!

Read More

Hope 911 Sold Out Premier

September 30, 2019

It was phenomenal!!! 

Read More

Removing the Pressure to Perform!

September 29, 2019

This was a very special moment in our academy when one of our recruit’s fathers, stepped on the mat to encourage and affirm his beloved son!

Read More

Blog Categories

SEARCH THIS BLOG: