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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Father's Day!

Father's Day! A day we honor our dads. I hope your dad was a wonderful man and father. My dad loved all of us and was a pretty good dad.

Dads are supposed to be head of the household leader and protector.

What is it about most dads? They are either exceptional or lousy. Very few fall in the mediocre category. There are times when I look back over my own life as a father and think I must be exceptional for the love, patience and guidance I have given to my children. Then there are times when I examine my life in detail and the reality sets in and I say to myself, "I must be a lousy father". When all is said and done only my children can vouch for my character, be it good or lacking. All I know is that I love each and every one of them and would gladly give my life to save theirs.

Leave it to say, my father and I had issues. I loved him very much, but I did not like a lot of things he did. The last few years of his life he lived in a nursing home and I rarely visited him. He died 31 days after my mother was taken by pancreatic cancer seven years ago. He and I never really cleared the air between us, it was sort of a mutual understanding not to really discuss it. I know he loved me, my brother and sister, but he marched to his own beat.

Life is pretty messy sometimes and our parents in most ways either provide a positive or negative approach that we as young adults will either emulate or rebel against.

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Dad's you set the living life standards for the family. You are to heed your wife's council and be fair and just. If you don't your family will pay the consequences. BE a parent and take responsibility for yourself and your children's actions.


SlingWords aka Joan Reeves said...

Poignant and emotional. Well said.

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