are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from Him. Like
arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one’s youth.
Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be
put to shame when they contend with their enemies in the gate.”
man becomes a father at the moment of conception, but becomes a daddy
when he interacts with his child. It is a privilege and
big responsibility. Dads are entrusted to raise and provide for the
children they co-create. The downside is some fathers are MIA, some
by choice, leaving full responsibility of rearing their
“immaculate conceptions” to the mothers. But, the most important
thing a father can do is to love the mother.
are watching and learn from our actions. They humble us. It’s okay
to ask their forgiveness when we mess up. They see mistakes are
allowed; we are all human and mistakes are expected along our
journey. I don’t know about you, but the time-out corners in our
home have been warm quite often.
important to spend time and remind our children of their talents.
They are created in God’s image; they are to be celebrated.
Daddies are great encouragers and another lesson in patience. Spend
15 minutes with your child outside with a baseball and bat. The
window glass guy loves our family. It’s good to carry on
traditions. Kids and families look forward to special times
together. It strengthens and teaches that they are never alone.
are the biggest source of strength for a child. The innocent eyes of
a child perceive father as the all-powerful, most knowledgeable,
truly affectionate, and the most important person in the family. For
daughters, fathers are the first men they adore and fall in love
with. While for sons their fathers are the strongest person they
know and someone they aspire to emulate. For those who may have lost
their fathers or daddies, now, if you have not already, may be a
good time to turn to and rely on your “Heavenly Father”.
daddy carries pictures where his money used to be : ) He keeps his
secret oath no matter how steep the grade, how insurmountable the
odds. He will continue to play a major role in his child’s life.
Thank you for the virtues, morals, strengths, wisdom, and emotional
fortitude you may have passed on. Children couldn’t fare near as
well without that loving guidance.
night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, Make me the kind of
man my Daddy is. Later that night, the father prayed, Dear God, Make
me the kind of man my son wants me to be.”
can become a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad.
Happy Father’s Day!