Like the country song “My Boy” by Elvie Shane, says, whether or not a child is yours biologically, you can make a significant impact if you have been placed in that child’s life.
Celebrate Father Figures
The song talks about how he doesn’t have his smile or his eyes, but that’s ok, he intends to be at that child’s sporting events and other important milestones.
As we celebrate Father’s Day this month, let’s remember to thank those who may not be biologically attached to us, but who have been there in our lives and have made a difference for us.
It might be that little league coach or that tutor or neighbor down the street. Whomever it might be, it is important to lift these men up, because if we want to break the cycle of violence, we need both men and women to provide a safe, stable, nurturing environment for our children and each of us.