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The meaning of the word “Father”

It is amazing how much fantastic material is out there on the blogosphere just waiting to be found shared. I’ve already got a small queue of posts to share with you and I’ve only been at this for a week!

Today, I have to get you in the action early over at Conversion Diary, where Jen F. is reflecting on each word of the Lord’s Prayer. This refelction on the word Father by Aggie Catholic blogger, Marcel L. really hit home.

When my kids think back to how slow I am to forgive them, will they think that their heavenly Father will be slow to forgive as well?

When my kids think of the times I am grumpy, will they think God can be moody and unresponsive to their needs?

What about the times I sin against them? Will my children believe that God will fail to love and accept them also?

I pray this isn’t the case. Yet, the truth is God’s love is so much more than we realize.

Read the rest here–>

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Posted by on March 17, 2011 in Discipline, fatherhood, Virtue

 

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