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Choosing to be a Father Changes Everything

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Wisdom From the World

“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. “ Pope John XX111

“A father carries pictures where his money used to be.”  Anonymous

“When one has not had a good father, one must create one.”  Fredrich Nietzche

Wisdom From the Word

“The Fear-of-God builds up confidence and makes the world safe for your children.”  Proverbs 14:26  (The Message)

“Good-tempered leaders invigorate lives; they are like spring rain and sunshine.” Proverbs 16:15  (The Message)

“Point your kids in the right direction-when they are old they won’t be lost.” Proverbs 22:6  (The Message)

“Fathers, don’t exasperate your children by coming down hard on them. Take them by the hand and lead them to the Master.”  Ephesians 6:4   (the Message)

Keep Me Real, Lord !

“Lord, help me to love my children/grandchildren as you love me. Make my love full of grace, absent of condemnation, honoring of boundaries and overflowing with love. Help me to lead them to you, their ultimate Lover.”

 

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