Celebrating Father's Day '09: Five Times Over

June 21, 2009 3:11 PM

Today is a bit different with the recent addition of two new family members. For those who have been following our journey (or have traveled a similar road), you know that we are settling--somewhat smoothly but not without stumbles and struggles--into what has been aptly called, our "new normal." 


In celebration of fatherhood, I wanted to share some "behind-the-scenes" adoption moments accompanied by the wit, wisdom, and whimsey of others.


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I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. Sigmund Freud



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So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world. Isadora Duncan



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It takes a village to raise a child. 

African Proverb



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A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child. 

Knights of Pythagoras



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It is much easier to become a father than to be one. 

Kent Nerburn



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A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. Unknown



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Our children give us the opportunity to become the parents we always wished we'd had. Louise Hart



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Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!

Lydia M. Child



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The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. David O. McKay



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