ed note–borrowing a phrase which I still remember and always will uttered by someone I hold near and dear, Hesham Tillawi, in the very first appearance I made on his TV program Current Issues over 10 years ago and which coincided with Father’s Day–‘Anyone can be a father, but it takes something special to be a dad’.
And, in keeping true to form, how all of this relates to the issues we deal with on this website on a daily basis–
The vocation of fatherhood–as indeed it is with motherhood–is not just something that is ‘nice’. It is as intrinsically tied to the continuance of life and as much part of the forces of nature without which all order would fall apart as are elements such as water, sunlight, and earth.
And not just in the sense that Dad–like Mom–carries the necessary biological material needed to produce life.
Dad is there as…
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