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Father’s Day 2016

Happy Father’s Day to my dear husband. Best Daddy ever to our four children.

Here are some quotes about fathers.

Why God made Fathers

God knew that each one of us would need shelter and guidance

Throughout our growing up years, Warmth and compassion

For all our problems And strength for our worries and fears…

He saw that we needed wisdom for living.

A knowledge of heaven above.

True understanding of life’s deeper meanings.

‘Examples of kindness and love.

And so He made fathers to stand side by our side, To inspire us in every endeavor,Whose faith and devotion will last through our lives find whose love we will cherish forever.-Unknown

I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.-Stephen Grellet

Deuteronomy 6:6-7King James Version (KJV)

And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:

And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.

Nothing you do for the children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes; and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.-Garrison Keillor

What makes a Dad

God took the strength of a mountain, The majesty of a tree, The warmth of a summer sun, The calm of a quiet sea, the generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of night, The wisdom of the ages, The power of the eagle’s flight, The joy of a morning spring, Te faith in a mustard seed, The patience of eternity, The depth of a family need. Ten God combined theses qualities. When there was nothing more to add, He knew His masterpiece was complete, And so He called…Dad.

-Unknown

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.-Charles Spurgeon

(Love) has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.-Saint Augustine

You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you have really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.-Henry Drummond

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.-Brian Tracy

Joshua 24:15King James Version (KJV)

15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and the rules are flexible-the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nuturing family.-Virginia Satir

Love your children with all your hearts, love them enough to discipline them before it is too late…

Praise them for important things, even if you have to stretch them a bit. Praise them a lot. They live on it like bread and butter, and they need it more than bread and butter.-Lavina Christensen Fugal

Micah 6:8King James Version (KJV)

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?

Good ,honest, hardheaded character is a function of the home. If the proper seed is sown there and properly nourished for a few years, it will not be easy for that plant to be uprooted.-George A. Dorsey

Fifty years from now it will not matter what kind of car you drove, what kind of house you lived in, how much you had in your bank aqccount, or what your clothes looked like. But the world may be a little better place because you were important in the life of a child.-Unknown

Matthew 7:11

11 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

Each day of our lives, we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.-Charles R. Swindoll

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