A Father’s Sacred Pledge (Thoughts on Father’s Day)


A father’s sacred pledge to his new born child :

With arms wide open
Under the sunlight
Welcome to this place
I’ll show you love
I’ll show you everything
With arms wide open

The song With Arms Wide Open was composed by Creed lead singer Scott Stapp upon learning the news that he will be a father. The song won the Grammy Award for Best Rock song in 2001.

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It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn’t. Fathers Day Quote by: Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

Parents wish their children remain babies so they can hug and cuddle them forever. Children who don’t grow up and remain dependent on their parents forever are worse than animals who are left to survive on their own the moment they are capable to stand on their own and hunt for their own food. My father was harsh to us when it came to matters of self reliance and independence and I greatly thanked him for it. Suffice to say that when his job was done to provide me with the tools and knowledge to survive I was on my own, paddling my own canoe and seeking the rivers and streams I chose to go. I can honestly say that if I did not leave our house at 17 to study and finish university I would not be what I am today. The best thing a man can give back to his father is when he can one day say, ” I made my father proud of me”.

Don’t make a baby if you can’t be a father.
Fathers Day Quote by: National Urban League Slogan

There is nothing sacred with the act of having babies and not being able to take care of them, much more creating lots of them and have them wander around unclothed and hungry. Incidentally, the word sacred could be re-arranged to “scared”. Men ought to be scared of the thought of making babies and not giving them their much needed support and love. A father is supposed to be the leader, provider, protector of his household.