A dad is joy and comfort
wild play and laughter. A dad is football
golf, baseball games and beer. A hardworking
hard playing man who loves his children with everything
he has. Sometimes, it’s coming up with crazy, silly tickle games.
Sometimes it’s teaching his kids how to yell at the players on the
television screen from the couch. Still a peacekeeper. When he
comes home, mom calms down. He makes her laugh. He tries
so hard to be everything for his family. He has to be strong
and capable, loving yet firm, the problem solver, the
controller. It’s a heavy burden, sometimes
too heavy, to carry. So, being a dad is
a powerful, fragile thing.
Having a dad is