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Do Not Embitter Your Children


“Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will be discouraged.”  Colossians 3:21 Many years ago, I had a friend who was a very talented artist, but he was so angry inside that he made himself and his friends uncomfortable.  Why was he so angry?  I believe it was because his parents never affirmed his […]

Face to Face


It is very difficult for a parent to accept caregiving from a child. George Schoengood says, “I am 91 years old. I have macular degeneration. My son, Matthew, is my primary caregiver.” George continues, “Matthew makes it easy on me to accept his caregiving.  He never makes me feel like I’m imposing on him or […]

The Gift of Time


When I asked some dads whose children are also adults, “What would be a really appreciated Father’s Day gift?  Their answer was time.  We want our kids and grandkids to spend time with us.  Visit us often.  Call us often.  Invite us to lunch or dinner.  Invite us to a game, a concert, a play […]

My Dad Loved Me!


By Larry George Even though my parents had nine children, they tried to spend time with each of us. One cold wintery night when I was about 10 years old, I was doing my paper route in my cowboy boots. These boots were too big for me and there was a hole in the one […]