Saturday, November 18, 2017

My Darling Children: I Have Failed You

My dear, sweet, wonderful children, I know that life has not always been everything that you imagine when you wake up every day. Every night I am with you, and every night we are together on the phone, I wish for you to have “beautiful, happy, and the sweetest of dreams” because I want you to live in a world where you either only see the good in things and people, or that you FIRST see the good, and judge accordingly.

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Jerry Rice – My Life of Dad

(Originally published on LifeofDad Blog by Art Eddy.)

NFL Hall of Famer, Jerry Rice is a three-time Super Bowl champion. Rice is arguably the greatest player of all time. During his 15-year career with the San Francisco 49ers, Rice won three Super Bowls: Super Bowl XXIII (’88), Super Bowl XXIV (’89) and SB XXIX (’94) and one Super Bowl MVP. He enjoyed three seasons with the Oakland Raiders, including a Super Bowl appearance and one season with the Seattle Seahawks before retiring in 2005. Rice was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in January 2010, his first year of eligibility.

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Why I Am Raising Soft Kids by Jen Johnson

(Originally published on Choosing Kind blog by Jen Johnson.)

Life, recently.

Sweet mother of all that is holy and good, you guys, my heart has been so weary.

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One Father’s Reaction to the Stanford Rape Case

I’m a Dad of 3 Boys. I Married a Rape Victim—& I Have Something to Say to Brock Turner’s Father

by: Kyle Suhan

Sex is always intentional, and they are going to understand that even consensual sex needs to be cared for with the utmost delicacy.

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A Little More About Me

UPDATE NOTE: See the post Even More About Me for the latest updates!

I am a truck driver Commodity Relocation Logistician. I drive a dedicated lane, which means that I drive the exact same route every trip I take. In my case, I make an average of 4-5 60-mile round trips a night before hanging up White Tiger’s keys in favor of some much coveted sleep.

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Catholic Manhood: Like a Good Pizza

New Covenant Family File columnist Bill Dodds and his wife, Monica, are the authors of The Joy of Marriage (Meadowbrook Press).
Being a Catholic man is like eating a pizza. It’s possible to list the ingredients — the crust, the sauce, the toppings and so on — but the taste is a blend. One item may dominate a bite (more pepperoni than green pepper, more mushroom than garlic), but it’s seldom a single flavor.

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Boys’ Day Out and Fatherhood

I love being a father. I have loved it since the moment I found out we were pregnant (because, once conceived, true fatherhood has begun). It has changed me immeasurably for the better. There isn’t a moment that goes by that those little ones aren’t racing around in my mind or on my heart.

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