Three Trees...A great inspirational story Come Be My Love The Bard of Armagh...Irish Top 'O' The Morning To Ye Thankful

~ By David Kettler

Joys Of Motherhood...Why mother's days may not be so joyful  they seemed to me awfully nice! Mother's Loving Embrace Awesome Love..An Easter Tribute It has only been in the last few decades that the role of the father in child rearing has grown  more personal. Never Pick Up A Leprechaun Rusty Christmas song with lyrics by Da Yoopers The Wearin' O' The Green...An Old Irish Song Set: Why We Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day I gave little thought in my formative years of the reason for Dad's raspy mitts: The love in the toil, the dirt and the oil, rusty plumbing that gave those hands …

Treasures For The King...Christmas Gifts In The Shadow Of The Cross It tells the story of how the narrator, looking at his own hands, remembers his dead father’s hands. Working hard for the benefit of your family is one of those ways. Thistlehair The Christmas Bear..with Lyrics and WAV by Alabama

Thanksgiving Riddles For The Kids Branches of  My hands... they looked like my dad's! I Remember You Download the printable version of this Father’s Day poem here. I remember them well, those old gnarled hooks, "Who Me?" Valentine thoughts from Cupid; Sweet Baby Jesus Other dads' hands were cleaner, it seemed (the effects of their office employ).

Happy Valentines To My Greatest Treasure Happy Thanksgiving

Still, the idea might have faded away had it not been for the insistence of a woman named Sonora Smart Dodd from Spokane, Washington.  (the effects of their office employ). Father’s Day Poem “Your hands are tough and strong They work hard every day To take care of our family In oh-so-many ways. Holiday In Your Heart

Through much of history, fathers acted as the breadwinners while mothers provided the rearing and the nurturing. an engraved hammer (in your child’s handwriting). “My Dad’s Hands,” a poem by David Ketter, seems to have been written in a time when children and their fathers were just learning how to begin to relate to each other. The Chocolate Easter Bunny..Delightful poem by Virginia Ellis

Oh How The Angels Sing The First Christmas...Happy Birthday Jesus

In 1966, Lyndon B. Johnson issued the first presidential proclamation honoring fathers.

Funny Father's Day Questionnaire For Kids, Father's Day Gift: "The Tie that Binds" Shadowbox,, Funny Father’s Day Questionnaire For Kids. Other dads' hands were cleaner, it seemed

Freedom Is Not Free Blue Christmas...Lyrics and WAV by Elvis(extra load-time required)

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The role of fathers in the lives of their children has always been less straightforward than the roles of mothers. This website uses cookies to improve your experience.

On June 18 of this year, the third Sunday of the month, the United States celebrated Father’s Day.

Her father had raised her and her siblings. ©WrensByDesign2002, Top graphic The sight of those hands - how impressive it was Wren's World City Nest Home Page I want most of all when my son takes my hand, Veteran's Day... Poem by Marsha Burks Megehee

Some children went days without seeing their fathers.

The Chapel in Wren's World-Cast Your Cares Upon The Lord- A Turkey's (after Thanksgiving) Perspective As time passed, people began to celebrate Father’s Day on and off in March or May in different parts of the world.

The narrator then goes on to remember how the hands of his friends’ fathers always seemed cleaner and displayed less damage. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent.  I was holding one of my lads. Thankful Because.... But your hands are never too busy To stop and do good deeds. ~, Other Seasonal Pages and

“I remember them well, those old gnarled hooks. Sequencer: Unknown, Background