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Health

Fitness and Fatherhood

My oldest had just turned five years old. Our soon-to-be middle child was four. They wanted to play tag, and have me lift them up, and swing them around upside down. And so I did. We played hard. For about five minutes. Then I was out of breath. Time for daddy to rest. They were […]

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Legacy

7 Ways to Give Your Household a Mission

Your household needs a mission, and you, as the father, need to provide it. Households were meant to be productive. Not just places of rest and entertainment. When we took out productive purposes of households, we took away the heart of the most valuable institution in civilization. The men went to the factories, the children […]

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Legacy

Winston Churchill’s Father was Disappointed in Him

Randolph Churchill almost never gave his son Winston any attention. While Winston was at school, Lord Randolph gave a speech less than two miles away…and didn’t stop in for a visit. Winston wrote to his parents seventy-six times from 1885 to 1892, and they only wrote to him six times. Their letters were mostly negative. […]

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Education

Children Need Men to Teach Them

Children need to be taught by men. Not every subject and not all of the time, but they need real men involved in their education. I don’t mean men with a degree in education looking to join the teacher’s union, coast on a guaranteed salary, and have summers off. Those aren’t men. I mean men […]

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Legacy

Fathers are the Foundation of Everything

The title of this might seem presumptuous. What do I mean by it? God, the eternal Father, created the world. In that sense, a Father is literally the foundation of everything. His words became flesh and his poetry is the basis of all reality. And every family on heaven and on earth is named after […]