Anticipating Father’s Day

by Cindy Kunsman cross posted from her blog Under Much GraceAll images by Cindy Kunsman from Under Much Grace and used with permission.Originally posted at Under Much Grace May 2014Purity BallsA few days ago, I happened to see some new photos of fathers and daughters at purity balls by photographer David Magnusson from his book on the subject that will be available later this year. The portraits were featured on several online sites, but despite the “colorful” language of vulgarity in the commentary, this site shows more of the pictures in an easy-to-view format. Some of th look like the dads are getting ready to lead their girls off to the slaughter, or perhaps they were on … [Read more...]

Why Michelle Duggar Is Wrong About Jim Bob Duggar’s Parenting Skills

by Suzanne Titkemeyer cross posted from her blog True Love Doesn't RapeYesterday being Father's Day it wasn't too surprising to see that Michelle Duggar had written and posted something on the subject of fatherhood. She gave five reasons she thought Jim Bob was a virtuous paragon of fatherhood. What is surprising is how untrue many of these are. … [Read more...]

Happy Father’s Day

by CaluluWe've talked so much here about the failure of fathers, ex-husbands or even many of the writers own fathers that this clip from the excellent film "Smoke Signals" keeps popping into my head.Happy Father's Day to all you good fathers or just trying to be a father the best way you can figure fathers. You guys rock! You are the men that are inspirations, that raise happy secure beloved children. The greatest gift you give is loving their mother.To those carrying scars from fatherhood failures may you be healed inside.How do we forgive our Fathers? Maybe in a dream Do we forgive our Fathers for leaving us too often or forever when we were little?Maybe for … [Read more...]