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Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Father's_Day

This Sunday is Father's Day - I have one granddaughter that doesn't have a relationship with her father. My husband has always been Grandfather/Father for her. Also, I have a son that doesn't fit my definition of a father. He's rarely with my granddaughter so isn't providing for her emotionally, and he definitely doesn't provide for her financially. This isn't the life I wanted for my grandchildren, and if you're a grandparent you know how much it breaks your heart.

I am happy to say that my husband and oldest son has taken their role of being a father serious - thank God for that, and Happy Father's Day to them!

I came across this  -  thought I'd share.


A man isn’t:

Someone who runs from his responsibilities
A person who makes excuses
A person who strikes a woman
Selfish
A man through age – a boy grows into a man through experience

A man is:

Someone who stands up for something they believe in, even when they’re fearful
A person who creates a new path
Open-minded
A “dad” when he earns it
http://artofmanliness.com/2009/06/17/6-lessons-i-learned-about-being-a-man-from




http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/08/fathers-day-quotes-_n_1578733.html#s=

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