My Darling Children: I Have Failed You

I have several times related here that when I don’t know how to process my emotions, I write a letter either in general or to a specific person. This is one of those times, where I am trying to reconcile my emotions after hearing some pretty heartbreaking things coming out of the mouth of my oldest child. Sufficed to say, he didn’t say anything that I didn’t already know in the back of my mind, but that he recognized those things and his visual expressions were what caused my heartbreak.

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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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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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