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.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. Sigmund Freud
It takes a village to raise a child.
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
Knights of Pythagoras
It is much easier to become a father than to be one.
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. Unknown
Our children give us the opportunity to become the parents we always wished we'd had. Louise Hart
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
Lydia M. Child
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. David O. McKay