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The Struggle for Identity
The Struggle for Identity

The Struggle for Identity

An exploration into a new kind of American revolution - a personal one. The Struggle for Identity is the growing fission between who we are, and who we believe ourselves to be. A piece of a much larger project, this blog will present for your enjoyment a thought process that invites you on a journey which you have never before considered.


Hope of the Father, part three

28 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments The BlackWolf

A Thousand Generations are Begun I mentioned earlier that I was going to expand on two scriptures that were mentioned in Sins of the Father. Here's the other one. In Exodus 20:6 (CSB), God describes himself as “showing faithful love to a thousand gen...

Hope of the Father, part two

22 Jun 2020 3 minute read 0 comments The BlackWolf

I despise little catch phrases and puns pawned off as profound wisdom. To me, it's cheap and easy to play with words to make something sound cute which ultimately has little – if any – substantial meaning or application in our lives. That being said,...

Hope of the Father, Part One

14 Jun 2020 3 minute read 2 comments The BlackWolf

I want to draw attention back to two of the scriptures I mentioned in Sins of the Father, part four, and try to expand a bit. Again, with respect to those who do not believe in God or are not religious, please understand that this is simply a philoso...

Role of the Father, part six

7 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments The BlackWolf

The Father as the Future I am my child's future. What I do in the now will always have lasting effects, long after I clock out. This is my focus as a parent. I must come to understand that, just as my parents affected my adult life with abuse they he...

Role of the Father, part five

31 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments The BlackWolf

A Father in Principle When the public life of the father is identical his private life (with the obvious exception of his intimate life) then he becomes a true example of a man of principle. When my decisions made when no one is looking are congruent...

Role of the Father, part four

25 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments The BlackWolf

The Father in Society In 2014, I was facing financial difficulties that were threatening my ability to pay rent. A man I knew saw an opportunity and revealed to me that he was a member of the Mafia, and then proceeded to offer me a chance to fix my f...

Role of the Father, part three

18 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment The BlackWolf

The Father as an Example My purpose as a father is not to simply be the disciplinarian, or the authority, or the power (as defined by the powerless), but to be the example of right behavior and morality within the family unit. As such, I demonstrate...

Role of the Father, part two

11 May 2020 2 minute read 3 comments The BlackWolf

The Father as a Parent The parental unit is a team, agreeing upon the foundational values that help the child establish and understand who they are, and then implementing a plan to collaborate with each other and with the child in the solidification...

Role of the Father, Part One

3 May 2020 3 minute read 0 comments The BlackWolf

That which does not change does not challenge. We as a species are intrinsically dependent upon the necessity for challenge in order to grow; and if you do not grow, you die. I, as a father, must remember that, when interacting with my daughter, she...

Sins of the Father, part four

26 Apr 2020 1 minute read 0 comments The BlackWolf

Considering everything I have laid out in the previous three posts, one is left with a bleak picture of the future. But, allow me draw your attention to the titles of these past few posts, “the sins of the father.” Most only know those words, but not...