Fathers Day is fast approaching and many families will spend this day celebrating Dad. It’s a day where the king of the house is honored for the way he loves & protects his family, for his commitment to serve and make sacrifices, and for the way he leads by example.
Now for the many young boys who get to share in this father’s day celebration with their dads, there are just as many who won’t ever know what that feels like; These are the kid’s whose fathers are incarcerated, dead, or just completely removed from the child’s life. This absence means the child will now grow up without that father figure whose responsibility it is to guide hi...
Do you remember the first time you laid eyes on the person you fell in love with?
For me, this was a moment I’ll never forget. It’s actually a vision I try to recreate in my mind just so I can see that beautiful kitty cat one more time. Let me explain.
The year was 2008 and I was attending college at Texas State University. It was Halloween night and some bros and I were headed to the annual Texas State Halloween Party → ‘Shot in the Dark.’ This was a huge party where hundreds and hundreds of college students gathered to celebrate, drink alcoholic beverages, and dance the night away - in costumes of course.
Relationships are funny man - 2 people from different backgrounds, different families, and totally different ways of doing things coming together to hopefully find the 1 gift that everyone wants in life – Love.
Then come’s the marriage, and the career, and the babies. It can be a little intimidating but it’s what a lot of us hope for someday.
What most young couples, especially us men, don’t understand though are the sacrifices that need to happen in order for a relationship to work and thrive. Sacrifices like thinking of your partner before thinking of yourself.