Monthly Archives: October 2012

Things I Learned from My Dad – Loving People

People are different in the way they show their love and concern for others, but it was very easy to see in Dad’s life.   No one could be around my father for very long and not sense that he cared … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Forgiveness

No family is perfect.   Sometimes I hear people speak of someone from a “dysfunctional family”.   I know what they mean when they say it.   However, in the truest sense of that term, all of us have “dysfunction” in our families.   … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Integrity

We hear a lot about integrity today, but it is dwindling in every arena – the government, the sports world, in business, and even in the church.     I believe that this is a symptom and harping about it will never … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Simplicity

People are attracted to simplicity and people are repulsed from complexity.    For example, when our television has problems, it is typically not simple to correct.   I have to call my son, Jake, to help me get it right.    I like … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Loyalty

My dad had a ton of friends that were very, very good to him.   I also know that one of the reasons is that he was a great friend to them.    One of the things I learned from my father … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Generosity

I am hesitant to include this post because in recording events from the life of my Dad from which I learned it seems to assume that I think that I am a generous person.   A better way to express it … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Dad – Standing Alone

One of the most crucial things a father can do for his children is to instill biblical convictions in their hearts.    These are the pillars on which we make decisions and serve as guideposts for our lives. John Maxwell wrote, … Continue reading

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