2014 May 016

“’Honor your father and mother’ — which is the first commandment with a promise —’that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on earth.’ Fathers, do no exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.” ~~ Ephesians 6:1b-4

Quotes About Fathers

It is a wise father that knows his own child. ~~ William Shakespeare

Fathers, like mothers, are not born. Men grow into fathers and fathering is a very important stage in their development. ~~ David Gottesman

When a father gives to his son, both laugh; when a son gives to his father, both cry.~~ Jewish Proverb

A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child. ~~ Knights of Pythagoras

Noble fathers have noble children. ~~ Euripides

A Special Prayer for Fathers

God, bless all the fathers in the world. Guide them to be good role models and loving to all their children. Help them to be a father like You are. Give them grace and patience to handle situations in a loving way. In Jesus Name, Amen.

Special Praise for Fathers

♥ Let us praise those men who have “fathered” us in their role as mentors and guides.

♥ Let us praise those men who are about to become fathers; may they openly delight in their children.

♥ And let us praise those fathers who have died, but live on in our memory and whose love continues to nurture us.

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