REAL MEN PARENTING REAL CHILDREN
"Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead,
bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord."
To be the right kind of dad, to be the ultimate father, to never
fail is a tough agenda to meet. But that is a goal and a
direction and an aim of every man who births children.
Fatherhood is a real man is often a difficult experience for we
model fathering today as we were fathered yesterday and often
whether positively or negatively we echo words and tones of
voices as well as body language to our children today that we
received as children many years ago. Even though we know that
we are doing something wrong sometimes, we seemingly can't help
it. A real man who would parent real children the way God wants
him to is a man set upon becoming a Super Dad, a dad like God
wants him to be.
I speak to many who were raised up with the TV serial, SUPERMAN.
We saw him on black and white every day after school. We
walked with him into the "Daily Planet" where disguised as mild
mannered Clark Kent, this he-man from another planet with
slicked back hair and horn rimmed glasses and using that as his
only disguise would be a great reporter for his company. Jimmy
Olsen with his camera and Lois Lane with her purse would get
into all kinds of trouble until Clark Kent would bail them out.
I watched it daily so many years that I still remember the tone,
the sounds, the mannerisms of the characters in the program. I
looked forward to it, for something inside of me wanted to be
Superman II, just like you.
But there is a greater responsibility that we have as fathers
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