Backstory My dad was from another era. He ruled the house. With three daughters, he won the arguments by shouting the loudest. That would probably get you arrested today. But not back when I grew up. He was big and he seemed so confident. As I grew up and began to mentally challenge some of […]
Backstory It took a long time to find out the truth of this belief about my dad. I could only see things from my perspective – that of a little girl who was hungry for her daddy’s attention, love and approval. Why didn’t he see that and hear that? Sometimes parents are too busy just […]
Dads – To celebrate the day that honors you, here is a video showing how precious you are to all of us. It has a heartfelt reminder at the center of a simple but powerful message.
Over the years, there have been many Consider This shows about mothers. We do a special series on moms, right before Mother’s Day each year. But little has been said about dads. A listener wrote in and mentioned that. So today’s shout out is for all the fathers who are quietly carrying out their responsibilities […]
The 7 year old went up to his dad, worried and concerned. “Daddy, this is a lot of money, isn’t it?” he asked. He handed his dad a hundred dollar bill that he had just found on the street. He was worried that someone planned to use that “big dollar” to buy food and would […]
I thought my dad didn’t like me much. My mom was always enthralled by my stories of what happened in school or what my friends were wearing or doing. My dad – well, he’d fall asleep while I prattled on about my day. He would come home in work clothes dirtied from his labor. He […]