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The  Men’s  Council  is  a  nonprofit,  focused  on  helping  men  grow,  enrich,  and  improve  their  lives  through  support,  fellowship,  and  community.  The  Men’s  Council  strengthens  men  in  their  roles  of  son,  father,  husband/partner,  friend,  and  citizen.
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Since 1986 The Men’s Council has been an inspiring presence where men can come to know themselves more fully and can feel safe enough to do the work that will move them toward greater wholeness.


The 24th Annual NC Gathering of Men
April 26-28, 2019
Sponsored by The Men’s Council

Hope in Troubled Times:
Healing Through Masculine Community

Gathering Information
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2019  Registration  Closed
Watch  for  2020  Dates


Group Connection


Connect with other organizations and Men’s Groups nationwide.  Discover what others are doing in the communities and online to help build better men.


Notable Authors


Read incredible literature and learn from others that have written or are currently writing.  Get insight and learn from prominent and notable thinkers in the field of Men’s Psychology and history!


Video Vault


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The Mens Council 1 FA original-01 copy

 
  Everything Is Waiting for You

 Whyte
(Go to this link to hear David Whyte reading his poem.)

After Derek Mahon

Your great mistake is to act the drama
as if you were alone. As if life
were a progressive and cunning crime
with no witness to the tiny hidden
transgressions. To feel abandoned is to deny
the intimacy of your surroundings. Surely,
even you, at times, have felt the grand array;
the swelling presence, and the chorus, crowding
out your solo voice. You must note
the way the soap dish enables you,
or the window latch grants you freedom.
Alertness is the hidden discipline of familiarity.
The stairs are your mentor of things
to come, the doors have always been there
to frighten you and invite you,
and the tiny speaker in the phone
is your dream-ladder to divinity.

Put down the weight of your aloneness and ease into
the conversation. The kettle is singing
even as it pours you a drink, the cooking pots
have left their arrogant aloofness and
seen the good in you at last. All the birds
and creatures of the world are unutterably
themselves. Everything is waiting for you.