Father’s Day

Foto 12 q036 copyWhat does a father post on Father’s day? In the past I have written advice on how to be a good father, which should have been titled: Things I Wish I had Done. I have also given advice on how children should honor their dad on this special day. Those posts were written as hints to my own children. This year I want to do something different.

I want to say thank you to my own two daughters who endured my bumbling attempts to be a good dad. I often tell young parents that in spite of their best efforts, it is likely that one day their children will be sitting in the office of a pastor, counselor or therapist, discussing the role you played in messing up their lives.

Looking back, I know I made some mistakes but I am so thankful. 

  • My girls grew to be beautiful young women who love me and allow me to be a part of their lives.
  • They have given me six wonderful grandchildren and permit me to spend time messing up their lives as well.
  • They love God and have taught their children that He is the greatest Father of all.

Thank you, Taryn and Traci. I am so grateful for the privilege of being your dad.  I love you!

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5 thoughts on “Father’s Day

  1. Here are some great Father’s Day gift ideas.. any would make a “perfect gift”:

    1. A “Dad” picture frame and put a picture of you and him in it. I gave this to my dad once and he loved it!

    2. Anything related to the foodies — cakes,chocolates baskets — all are popular Father’s Day gifts.
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    3. A nice leather wallet or stainless steel watch. These are items that Dads use everyday, but never seem to buy new for themselves.

    You can find these gifts and more unique Father’s Day gifts at Blossomsquare Shopping’s Dads and Grads Gift Center: http://blossomsquare.com