Saturday, June 19, 2010

Happy Father's Day!

Today I feel so blessed. I am married to the man of my dreams who is the best father I have ever known. DH is a father who truly enjoys and loves and adores each one of his children. He spent the late afternoon today playing in the pool with them. He met me at the After Hours Peds with one of the girls tonight after I left Publix. He prays for his children and reads the Bible to them. The biggest gift he gives our children is his love for the Lord and then his love for me, their mother. DH, we love you!
I am also so thankful for an amazing father. My Papa is funny, strong, interesting, intelligent, knowledgeable, and a true renaissance man. He is gifted in so many ways and is always a help to me.

I also gained a father when I married DH. My father in law was one of the finest men I have ever known. He was the world's biggest optimist. He saw everything he did as "the best". You might be eating at McDonald's but he would convince you that you were at the best restaurant in town. It was a fabulous trait and one I hope our children inherit. Papa always saw the glass half full. Tomorrow, we will really miss this precious man.
On a happy note, I now have two brothers who have become amazing fathers themselves. What a gift to see them in their roles as "Papa"!
As we celebrate these special men in our lives, we will also remember the Daddies who are no longer here, the children who will spend tomorrow without their Daddy, and the men who wanted to be a daddy and are not at this time, and lastly, the fathers who will spend tomorrow without one of their children either due to deployment or an untimely death. We are praying for you and counting our many blessings!


Travelbugmom said...

I hope Papa Henley enjoys his day!

Mackenzie {Design Darling} said...

what a lovely tribute :) your family is so cute!

Beth Dunn said...

we did the pool too! Husband is off sailing now xx

3 Peanuts said...

You are truly blessed with these wonderful men in our life!

bevy said...

What wonderful men you are so blessed to have in your life! And what a tribute you gave each of them... hope they read what you wrote!

Shannon said...

So sweet! Happy belated Father's Day to your family!