Father’s Day is the perfect time to reflect on the wit and wisdom of our dads. Whether they blessed us or burdened us or both, the memory of their presence in our formative years is something we carry with us for a lifetime. My own Dad came into my life after I was born, marrying Mom when I was less than three years old. I love him for making that decision alone, but I have a list of 10 other things I love about him.
1. His strength. When I was a kid, Dad worked at Kmart where his nickname was The Hulk. He always seemed like the strongest man I knew.
2. His sense of humor. One Sunday morning we’re all getting ready for church and Dad was sitting on the couch wearing only pants—and no shoes or shirt. When we told him it’s time to get going, he replied, “I was waiting for you.” Continue reading