Why? What is a father? He is an anchor. The strong force that holds you down when times are uncertain and unsteady. His strong arms are the ones that as they embrace you squeeze out all the fear and sorrow as they come. His hands are the ones that with a gentle touch let your know he will support you and love you. Fathers are the pillars of a home, a marriage of society.
As I thought about what this next year would be like for this little family I was glad that we live in a different world than we did during the world wars. War is still ugly and maybe uglier than before, but keeping in touch…keeping a family strong has gotten easier.
During the Christmas season there seem to be ample ways for people to show their support and love for our service men and women. They have left their families behind to fight for and protect our freedom and our way of life. Participate this year, pay them back for their sacrifices. Care for the families left behind and remember our soldiers this Holiday season.