Tag Archives: Fatherhood

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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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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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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JOB DESCRIPTION – 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 the Bobe and the requirements are … 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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IS THERE SUCH A THING AS A PERFECT DAD?

This is my dad on his wedding day. This is a rerun today.  My sister will be arriving soon from Tennessee for a short visit and I’ll want to make the most of it.  This was posted on June 11, … Continue reading

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WHAT IS A PERFECT DAD?

There were days in my young life that I thought my dad was the meanest, most antagonistic, unrealistic and unreasonable man alive.  In fact I spent many times in my closet repeating the words, “I hate him, I hate him!” … Continue reading

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TEN WAYS TO BE 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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FUNNY FATHER’S DAY STUFF

I grew up in the years when Bill Cosby was launching his career into show business.  I remember listening to his monologues on the stereo and laughing at all his quips about family and parenting.  He had some amazing insights into what … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day, dad.

My dad taught me how to tie my shoes. He grieved with me when my box turtle fell off the ledge of our fourth floor apartment. He came with me to the five and dime to return a trinket I … Continue reading

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THE FORGIVING DAD

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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IS THERE SUCH A THING AS A PERFECT DAD?

There were days in my young life that I thought my dad was the meanest, most antagonistic, unrealistic and unreasonable man alive.  In fact I spent many times in my closet repeating the words, “I hate him, I hate him!” … Continue reading

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A DAD?

I know 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 … Continue reading

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