Fathers and father figures in our lives have shown us that authentic masculinity means being a strong and uncompromising protector. They have shown us by their words and actions the value of respecting loved ones, defending truth and justice, and life itself.
Fathers are often the forgotten champions of the American family, yet none would be complete without them. Thank you to all fathers for the hard work you do to support, protect, and be an example to your children and grandchildren. Thank you, above all, for accepting your role as a father – a difficult task in our society that belittles the vocation through rampant abortion on demand and talk of toxic masculinity.
“The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him.” – Proverbs 20:7
This passage from the Bible has deliberate meaning regarding fathers. It says that the man of pure life, who performs his duty toward God and all peoples, brings a blessing upon himself and his family, but specifically upon his children who follow his good example. Both during his life and after his death, the virtue of the good man (and father) speaks and acts from wise experience, and he is satisfied with his family.
The noble goal of the family is assumed within this Biblical text and yet says something we can never forget; a family man is the epitome of good.
Fathers play a significant role in our life. They love their children unconditionally and teach them the proper lessons about life. Parents always hold their children before falling to the ground. Unlike children, they are always ready to sacrifice their desire and happiness.
We often don’t understand what they are going through in life or what difficulties they are facing. Instead, we make them more worried with our stupidities. We can do something very special for them this father’s day. Be there and tell them you love them.
Reprinted by permission. The original article by Doug Satterfield can be found at this link: