Category: father

The Art of Parenting

A teenage boy had just passed his driving test and inquired of his father as to when they could discuss his use of the family car. His father said that he would make a deal with his son, “You bring your grades up from a “C” to a “B” average, study your Bible a little,…

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Someday I’ll Tell My Children

Someday, when my child is old enough to appreciate what motivates and parent and makes them do what they do, I’ll tell them… I loved you enough to bug you about where you were going, who you were with, and what time would you be home. I loved you enough to worry and nag you…

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The Need of Caring for Others

I have stated in previous blogs, that I firmly believe that the reason people are put on this earth is to assist other individuals and show compassion and empathy towards them. When we really love our neighbors as ourselves, we find that we feel more content, satisfied, and happy about our own lives. Many, many…

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A Heartwarming Thanksgiving Tale

I recently came across a heartwarming story written by Charles Rogers, that I thought would be a beautiful tale to share. It shows us once again, how sometimes, despite millions of people that celebrate Thanksgiving each year, there are still untold numbers of people that are lonely and hurting. But it can also be a…

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A Tale From A Deathbed

Every once in a while, I come across a story that touches my heart, brings a smile to my face and a giggle to my soul. Such is the case with today’s story.  Doug Smithberger is on his deathbed at Allegheny General Hospital and knows the end is near.   His nurse, his wife, his…

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Pictures That Speak Volumes #61

Many of us are rich more than we can ever imagine. We have a nice house, warm homes, food to eat, clothes to wear, money to spend and a plethora of many, many other blessings. That is why today’s photograph is such a powerful image. This is a picture of a son who just graduated…

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My Best Friend – My Dad

I think back of all the awesome times that I shared with my dad. My dad was a photographer (long before the digital age and the internet) and he would work a lot of weddings, take portraits, and snap pictures for organizations such as the local Little League or the Boy Scouts. We used to…

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One Hundred Dollars An Hour!!

There are some times in our everyday lives that we become so busy with things like work or our careers, that we can quite often spend less time with the things that are really important. Today’s story gives us a great illustration of this life principle. ————– SON: “Daddy, may I ask you a question?”…

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Pictures That Speak Volumes #48

This picture called, “Wait For Me Daddy” was taken by photographer, Claude P. Dettloff during World War 2. The kid was seen running away from his mother to his father, Private Jack Bernard. This photo was made to help raise money for war bonding.

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The Love Monster

There are many times throughout of lives that we can lose focus on the most important things in our lives and direct our attention on things that may seem more important. It was once said that the most important things in life aren’t seen…the following story is a heartwarming illustration of this idea. A few…

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Stories That Speak Volumes #48

Alcoholism is a terrible disease around the world. There may not be anything sadder than watching the pain and suffering their loved ones have to endure each day. Let’s make it a goal of ours each day, not to allow ourselves to fall into this kind of situation.

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