Category Archives: Father’s Day

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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DISCIPLINE & FATHERHOOD

“Just wait until your father gets home.”  How many times I said that to my children, when I was just plain tired of dealing with the issue of discipline.  It was my way of copping out and also a way … Continue reading

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY, HONEY!

When I first met the man I’d someday marry, I had a pretty good idea that he was the one I wanted to spend the rest of my life with.  He had a great sense of humor, confidence, he knew what he … 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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MY HUSBAND, THE DAD

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

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