Monday, June 21, 2010
The Best Dad I Know
The best Dad I know has yet to meet his child.
He has yet to touch his face or hold his hand but he carries him day in and day out no matter how tired he is.
The best Dad I know has sacrificed much in order to one day bring his child home, because that is what you do when you're a father.
The best Dad I know kisses three furry faces every morning and tells them each 'I love you. Have a great day!"
The best Dad I know kisses the same furry faces upon arriving home each night and says "I love you. How was your day?" He then listens intently for any meows of excitement or displeasure. It is no wonder they adore him as they do.
The best Dad I know would walk through hell to save his child, I know this because he already has.
The best Dad I know makes his wife laugh often. He knows this relationship will be the most important his child ever witnesses.
The best Dad I know understands the world is more than his backyard. He understands the proverb 'We have not inherited this land from our ancestors; rather we have borrowed it from our children'
The best Dad I know works hard on behalf of all children. He knows why the environment, war, and poverty are his problem. He's a father to many.
The best Dad I know is the man I love with all my heart. I believe my child deserves the best, and he simply is the very best.
The best Dad I know will read this and blush, half smile, lean over and kiss me. He won't believe a word of it, because the very best Dad I know begins each day with the resolution that today he will be an even better Dad.
Doug, I love you all the way to the moon and back.