Men and their Fathers

WalkwithDad

 One of my favorite pieces of art is a linoleum print by New Mexico artist Jack McCarthy, entitled “A Walk with Dad.”  Based on the Old Testament story of Abraham and Isaac, it portrays a frightened Isaac held and muzzled by his father, a knife poised for the sacrifice.  Only the one eye betrays Isaac’s fear.  Abraham’s expression is without emotion.Over the years my conversations with men have convinced me that there may be no relationship that exercises greater influence on men than their r … [Read more...]


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