Saturday, June 7, 2014

Memory Building~ Just Like Dad: My June 2014 Catholic column

As Father’s Day approaches, we moms busily concern ourselves with planning, alongside our kids, a day, a gift, a dinner, cards, many little ways to show our spouses that while we may not express his ever-constant support, he always has it. That he’s appreciated. That he’s loved. More than we can say.
I grew up with a Dad who was the quintessential protector, larger than life itself and the hero of every little girl’s story. I married a man who strives to do the best for his boys. God knows we’re both so imperfect…so are our lives. But we keep at it day after day and we know we’re not in this alone. We have the grace of those vows, once upon a time and right now, though some days are extremely lackluster and buried under piles of laundry, crumbs, muddy cleats, math problems and broken pencils, and oh yeah, a few angrily sputtered  words. Yeah, we’re living our happily ever after.

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  1. What a beautiful writer you are, Chris. God bless!

    1. Aw, thank you,'re so kind.

      Thanks for visiting! I always love when you stop by!

  2. Chris,

    I enjoyed your post. The last sentence summed up everything beautifully! xx

    1. Sue, Thanks so very much! How sweet of you to leave such kind words after reading....

      Thanks for clicking over, friend!

  3. Yes, "living our happily ever after." I've said that myself. Here's to all the Dads!

    1. Thanks, Jessica, for stopping by!

      Yes, God bless all the Dads :)


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