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The UnFather

by Bryant Evans on June 19, 2014

Truly good fathers are uncommon. Most men desire to be exemplary fathers but few succeed. Despite their best attempts all fathers stumble and none are perfect. Failure happens. Hopefully our failures are not catastrophic and we find ways to recover. But failures can discourage. Sometimes a man may be tempted to throw his hands up […]

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Legendary Fathers

by Bryant Evans on June 16, 2013

Great fathers are the stuff of legends. Today, more than ever, great fathers are rare. There are many men who bear the title but fewer and fewer are really worthy of being called a legend. At the same time, it seems that many men want to be good fathers but have never learned how. Perhaps […]

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Aspiration

by Bryant Evans on June 19, 2011

“A strong desire, longing or aim; ambition; a goal or objective desired.” How do men become fathers? Men become fathers through the biological process of sex. But how does one become a daddy? That has nothing at all to do with sex. One becomes a dad by observing other men already in the role. Hopefully […]

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Walk Away – Defuse an Argument

by Bryant Evans on July 5, 2010

The best way to clean up after an explosion is to prevent it from happening. It’s true in the physical world and in the home. If you can stop the bomb from exploding you will be in much better shape. Sometimes the best way to prevent a painful destructive argument is to prevent it from […]

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Father’s Are Needed

by Bryant Evans on June 21, 2010

I awoke Sunday morning to an awful set of articles that were published on Father’s Day and which bashed and smashed fatherhood in general. First came a story in the Washington Post about a father, suffering with cancer, trying to ensure his daughters are well cared for by a team of Dads who will carry […]

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