What The Feck is that all about?!
Lately, I've seen several articles posted on social media sites with headlines stating that Masculinity is toxic to men and boys. I'm a woman. A woman who grew up in the 1960s. I should be happy to see headlines like this, right? WRONG! I, especially being the mother of three young men, think this is not only wrong, but whacked out thinking! The worst of it is that today's children, teens, and young adults are growing up, or have grown up, with social media playing a big part in their lives. This is the kinds of things they see on social media and think it is right and truth. And then they get worried and depressed because they can't live up to the standards that social media has set for them. It really saddens my heart to know that there are people out there who make up this stuff and then push it onto others!
Before I go any further, I just want to say that this is a blog, not an article. This blog is what I think and how I feel about this subject.
I mean, come on, men have been men and women have been women for thousands upon thousands (maybe millions) of years. It is a fact. Why all of a sudden do some feel the need to reject or try to change that fact? I mean, seriously, how can people not know that there are two different genders: male and female. I mean, heck, five years or so ago, before the gender identity crisis was introduced to society, even children could tell the difference.
Matthew 19:4, "And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female," (KJV)
When I see stuff like this happening, for whatever reason, it just makes me wonder how ignorant people can be! I mean, it's obvious that men are masculine. What is so wrong with that??? And, whether anyone wants to admit it or not, women are the weaker sex. It's just, duh! Yes, there are some women who are physically as strong as some men, but that's not the majority of us. Not even close. Women are stronger emotionally, but it is a given fact that men are stronger physically.
They give the argument that men should be softer and more gentle. Well, a true man is capable of both being masculine and having a softer, gentler side. I can't help thinking these people want men to act like women! I mean, that's what I hear when I read, "masculinity is toxic". Well, let me tell you bub, women can be a lot meaner and bigger bullies than men!!!
Once again, some are blaming the many for the few. I saw that Gillette commercial. I saw the references to the "me too" movement. Well, not all men are that way, yet "they" are accusing them of being so. Just because a man places his hand upon a woman's shoulder does not mean he wants to or will...well, you know. That's how men are to other men; it's a gesture of either friendship or understanding. Oy vey!
I suppose I should end this rant. There's really not much more I can say on the subject. Other than, it's happening and we need to be ready. What's happening, you might ask? The complete destruction of mankind. And, it's our very own people who are trying to destroy us. SMH (shaking my head). Yes, I am a Christian, but I am also human. So please don't judge me for this little rant. That's God's job :)
Still on topic, but not ranting: This subject once again reminds me of the story of Lot, and Sodom and Gomorrah. Only, it's our entire nation living out that story today; not just two cities. What happened to those two cities? They were completely destroyed, save one man and his two daughters. A total of only three righteous people found within the two cities combined. (Lot's wife would have been saved also, but she disobeyed the angels and looked back upon the city as they fled. She became a pillar of salt for doing so.) Why were these two cities destroyed? Because of the sin that ran rampant within them. You can read the story of Lot, and Sodom and Gomorrah in the Bible here: Genesis 18:20 - Genesis 19:29. I really don't believe we are quite there as a nation yet, but that is certainly where we're headed; and it seems at landslide speed.
So, please heed the warnings that are all around us. Our nation is literally bursting at the seams; and I don't necessarily mean the population seams. We are so close to crossing that line. I pray that we wake up (open our eyes) as a nation and it doesn't happen, but history does have a way of repeating itself. Let's stand together and be ready.
Please make sure you and your family (if applicable) are ready for whatever is coming; both physically and spiritually. I know I don't want to ignore the signs and just carry on eating, drinking, and being merry. I want to focus on being ready so I won't be caught empty handed and without oil in my lantern. I choose to heed the warnings and it is my prayer that you will also.
Until next time...happy prepping, and God bless!