Friday, March 22, 2013

You don't have to be a good parent.....

Someone once told me that you don't have to be a good parent but you do need to be willing to become one. He told me that at a time, with our first child on the way, when I wondered if I had what it took to really care for kids and live as a parable of Jesus in front of them.

His words took a lot of pressure off.

I want to become a great father.
but, "become" is the key word

It's a process for me
and I haven't arrived yet

but the process of becoming looks like trying
....and that, among all my MANY ugly faults,
...I am doing 

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