Tag Archives: Father’s Day

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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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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JOB DESCRIPTION

WANTED:  Man who is willing to sacrifice nearly all his working income to the benefit of his children.  One who will set aside time to comfort, tend broken arms, encourage young minds and put his children before himself.  A man … 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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THOUGHTS ABOUT 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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PLANNING FOR CHILDREN

Generally we have children because it’s a way of sharing our love for each other and through that love, we’re giving love to these new little people who are inhabiting our lives. What they don’t tell you, when you become … 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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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY, DAD

 Originally posted on June 12, 2014 by atimetoshare 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 … Continue reading

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TO ALL DADS! HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

There aren’t enough words to thank God for the gift of fathers.  They have been established and fashioned by Him.  God is the perfect example of what a father should be, but we often fall short of His expectations. Still He gives dads strength and wisdom … Continue reading

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MY HUSBAND IS AN AMAZING FATHER!

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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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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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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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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