Category Archives: father

Machismo, Men and Fathers in Hispanic Culture

Machismo, Men and Fathers in Hispanic Culture I grew up without a father. I have expressed some thoughts about this in several of my posts. Looking at my own experience, my concept of a father was at best neutral. In other words, I had no idea what a father was until I was a teen […]

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The Fatherhood of God

Lord, art thou in the room?Come near my bed; oh, draw aside the curtain!A child’s heart would say Father, were it certainThat it would not presume. I was reading a poem from George MacDonald about God’s Fatherhood (quote above). It’s a very sweet poem that expresses the longing of a child to his Father. It made […]

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I needed a father

Today my father died. Even though he abandoned us when we were children, he is the man God chose to bring me to life. I have never written about it anywhere, but I have always thought about the role of fathers and dads in their children.  I have also done a bit of reading about […]

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