Category Archives: Father’s Day

THE FATHER OF MY CHILDREN

When I first met the man I would someday marry, I had a pretty good idea that he was the man I wanted to spend the rest of my life with.  He had a great sense of humor, confidence, he … Continue reading

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FATHER’S DAY FUNNIES

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TO THE DADS OF OUR GRANDCHILDREN

When our daughters chose the man each would spend the rest of their lives with, they brought with them a whole additional set of baggage, which includes another entire family.  We’ve been blessed with two sons in  law and they … Continue reading

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TEN THINGS ALL DADS SHOULD KNOW

This is a rerun, but I think it’s worth repeating. The role of father has changed somewhat over the year, but there are some things that never change. When you have a strong base, you can build something that will … Continue reading

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FATHERHOOD – WISHING YOU HAD DONE BETTER

Of course I don’t know what it’s like being a dad, but I’m quite sure that it’s a lot like being a mother. We have the same hopes and dreams for our kids, we want them to have a better … Continue reading

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FATHER IN LAW

MY FATHER IN LAW ON HIS GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL I was blessed to have wonderful in-laws.  My father in law was an undertaker – a kind and caring man with compassion for everyone.  His job was not an easy … Continue reading

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MY CUP RUNNETH OVER

I will be talking about dads this week, since their special day is right around the corner. What would we be without them? Well we wouldn’t BE without them. As I recently watched the movie, “I Can Only Imagine,” I … Continue reading

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WANTED – A FATHER

There is no real job description associated with the title of father.  Many men have fathered children, but are not fathers to them.  It takes a man of real character and strength to be a good dad.  If you were … Continue reading

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THE PRODIGAL’S FATHER

Originally posted on 06/17/201 Parenting is one of the most difficult occupations out there.  You’re responsible for another’s life, for the things they learn and become, for their discipline and social skills, for their behavior, what they eat, how they … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ABOUT MY DAD

This rewind was first posted on 06/14/17.  The photograph is of my dad on his wedding day.  He was only twenty years old. He died at the age of 61 – a short life, but one filled with more love … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

Fathers are under a lot of criticism these days – for that matter so are all other men.  Somehow there’s been a push to make both sexes generic. I suppose it’s because we want to be equal in every way. … Continue reading

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MY DAD

My dad lived through the depression.  He was the father figure in a fatherless home.  He was a hard worker from the get go.  He spent his grown up years working in a factory and tending bar to make ends … Continue reading

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FATHERHOOD IN THE 21ST CENTURY

  I grew up in when Bill Cosby was launching his career.  I remember listening to his monologues on the hi-fi and watching him on “I Spy.”  He had some amazing insights into what it took to be a parent, even though … Continue reading

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THE DAD THAT FIXES THINGS

Dads are usually good at fixing things.  We often see them tinkering over a broken down lawn mower or under the hood of a car with a handful of tools and dirty fingernails.  They may not always know what they’re … Continue reading

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WHAT MAKES A GOOD FATHER?

Opinions about fatherhood have changed drastically over the past 30 or 40 years and I would like to address that today.  Somehow, maybe as a result of the feminist movement, men have been lowered in value and the role of father has … Continue reading

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TEN STEPS TO BEING A GOOD DAD

There are many experts on fatherhood and the best ways to approach the job, but it seems to me that God gives us all the answers we need in His Word. Parenting is mentioned countless times in this book and the … Continue reading

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MY FATHER IN LAW

I was blessed to have wonderful in-laws.  My father in law was an undertaker – a kind and caring man with compassion for everyone.  His job was not an easy one.  Add the fact that they made their home in … Continue reading

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THE FORGIVING FATHER

The story of the prodigal son is a great lesson on how to be a good dad.  The meaning of prodigal is “one who spends his inheritance foolishly.”  Fortunately that will never happen with our children, because we won’t be … Continue reading

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THE PRODIGAL’S FATHER

Parenting is one of the most difficult occupations out there.  You’re responsible for another’s life, for the things they learn and become, for their discipline and social skills, for their behavior, what they eat, how they dress, healing their bruises both … Continue reading

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OUR FATHER

I grew up with a father that expected quite a bit from his children.  He was stern, insisted on our going to church every Sunday, but led a different life apart from church.  He liked to drink – I believe to … Continue reading

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