Happy Father’s Day – by Alicia Anderson

Fathers Day Poem

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  • Rosaliene Bacchus  On June 16, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    Blessed are those who have a father like this.

  • Clyde Duncan  On June 21, 2020 at 11:53 am

    Rupert de Castro wrote:

    May all you fathers TODAY reminisce on the overwhelming
    JOY you experienced holding your NEW FIRST BORN in your hands in wonderment that you and your wife produced such a miracle … I dare say it was a greater JOY than the day you two joined forces…because it was an accomplishment to which you BOTH contributed…. and the experience was so.. so satisfying that you decided to do it again.. and again ??

    You ought to go hug your wife and tell her how much you appreciate the “trials and tribulations” she went through for some nine months to provide you both such joy.

    For you older fathers .. may you think of the good times and the bad times you went through raising your children.

    It is my HOPE that you can all say…. rather proudly with your wife:
    ”WE DID DAMN GOOD”

    Enjoy your day.. may you vividly recall the euphoria of
    Day you held your first born in your hands

    May the Good Lord Bless and Keep YOU .. your wife and children

    Peace, Love, Laughter & Good Health

    Rupert

  • Clyde Duncan  On June 21, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    Art wrote:

    Thank you Rupert. Our greatest joy is our children. Our youngest will be 50 in August. Now they all have children of their own. When our children arrived on the planet I realised how my parents felt about me.

    It’s really unconditional – their joys are our joys – their tribulations are also ours. Now they have their own children they realise how we feel about them. It all brings to mind the letter of St Paul to the Corinthians of which only an excerpt is given here….Corinthians 1:13 –

    “ 4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonour others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.8 Love never fails.”

    This is the best definition I have found of love.
    Thank you again for your kind thoughts.
    Art

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