Dyslexia: Suffering in Silence

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My son just started the 8th grade and my wife and I recently received some news that we were hoping for.  My son is Dyslexic. I can hear some of you now saying “You were actually hoping for this?” We are not cruel nor do we wish him any ill will. It’s just that after three years, we now know a key reason for his struggles at school and are in a position to help. Continue reading “Dyslexia: Suffering in Silence”

A Father’s Advice: Run Your Race

I recently published an article in HuffPost Titled “A Father’s Advice:  Run Your Race.”  It contains advice that I gave my own children in discussing the recent ugly and hate filled events in Charlottesville and Phoenix.  My advice is to be mindful of what’s going on but focus on running your own race.

 

A Father’s Advice:  Run Your Race

 

 

 

 

The Perfect Father

A Dad’s Daily Word

 

In the Bible, John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”  If you want to be the perfect father, then do what our Heavenly Father does and start by showing love.

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Lead By Example

A Dad’s Daily Word

 

“Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.”

Titus 2:7-8

 

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You Can Do It

A Dad’s Daily Word

God has given you the knowledge and the tools to succeed as a father.  As the old Nike slogan says, “Just do it.”

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Fathers Are Important

A Dad’s Daily Word

Fathers are key to successfully raising a child.  Research statistics consistently show that fathers who are active parents have children with fewer behavioral problems, perform better in school, and in general are better prepared for life.  You don’t have to be perfect, you just have to be there.

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A True Father

A Dad’s Daily Word

 

A true father is not defined by what he does but who he is.  When you die, you will not be remembered for the assets that you leave behind; however, you will be judged for the investments that you leave in those that are left behind.

 

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Becoming A Dad

Being a Dad is the toughest job that you will ever love; however, God will be with you every step of the way.  In the Podcast titled “Becoming A Dad”, I walk though how I felt when I fould out that I would be a Dad for the first time.  I also share three pieces of advice for new Dads along with a Bible verse that lets you know that God will always be with you.