Fathers’ Blessing I give thanks for all expressions of fatherly love. My relationship with my father may have been positive and nurturing or difficult and challenging. He may have been a strong presence during my childhood, or he may have been absent. We may be part of each other’s lives today, we may be estranged,…
Blessing for Fathers I honor all father figures in my prayers. Today is an opportunity to recognize and honor the fatherly influences in my life, whether their role is a parent, mentor, teacher, or coach. Their encouragement and guidance gave me the gift of believing in myself. My prayers also include fathers and stepfathers who…
A Father’s role for his daughter
Is so important and crucial too
She constantly learns so much from him
He is a guide, her whole life through
“Father: The Changing Role” Each generation brings change To all the roles of family As each new unit forms Different ways are clear to see We are moulded by the experiences Shaped in our early childhood Our parents views of their roles Became the truth we understood Different families merge In life, their ways and…
Today’s Father The Father of today Is free to take his role In any direction he wants He can set his own goal Fathers of the past Were shackled to society Having to always fit in Blinkered from other ways to be Not allowed at the birth No sharing of the nurturing Only some playing…
A dad is someone who
wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off you up, and lets you try again.
Your sweet, kind voice calms me down, And offers me shelter and warmth, touches me deep inside my soul, My dear, my old man, my friend.
Father and son and the open sky , And the white clouds lazily drifting by,
And the laughing stream as it runs along
Only a dad, with a tired face,
Coming home from the daily race,
Bringing little of gold or fame,
To show how well he has played the game,
But glad in his heart that his own rejoice
To see him come, and to hear his voice.
You have a big heart
And you’re quick to forgive
Always thinking of others
And always willing to give
My father knows the proper way The nation should be run; He tells us children every day Just what should now be done.
He gave them neither eminence nor wealth,
But he gave them blood untainted with a vice,
And opulence of undiluted health. He was honest, and unpurchable and kind;