by Richard L. Burguet •
Father’s Day brings about lots of emotions in a man’s heart. Those who have had great fathers remember with smiles on their faces some of the special times they had with their dads. Those who had fathers that were hard and difficult have a whole other range of emotions about their dads. Johnny Cash expressed one sentiment about fathers and sons in his famous (infamous?) song, A Boy Named Sue. Then, there was the Harry Chapin number one song in 1974 The Cat’s In the Cradle. Neither of those two songs represent the ideal father, but may reflect the reality that lots of men grow up with.
Honoring our fathers on Father’s Day, is more than just an excuse to sell greeting cards on a “Hallmark Holiday”. Actually the whole concept of honoring our fathers has been around since the beginning of time. [Read more…]