Father

Whether he's Daddy, Dad, Pop, Papa, or simply a father figure, your father is an influential person in your life, the man who helped give you your life and who has the power to set you on your life's path.

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Inspiring Stories

Blessed for a Reason

We are to be the vehicle of blessings, allowing them to multiply beyond ourselves into the lives of others.

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A cloud in the shape of an angel in a blue sky.
Angels

A Sign in the Sky

He wanted to be a good, sober father, but that dream seemed out of reach.

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Sharon treasures this book, her only volume from her late father’s library.
Family

The Gift that Restored Her Connection to the Father She Barely Knew

A massive flood had ruined the precious books that belonged to her late father. How could the irreplacable be replaced?

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Alikay Wood and her father during their sojourn in Iceland
Travel

Iceland: Would a Father-Daughter Trip Change Their Relationship?

On a whim, Guideposts editor Alikay Wood asked her father if he'd like to travel with her to Iceland. She never thought he'd say yes, but he did, and their shared adventure taught her a valuable lesson about love.

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A white silhouette of a child writing many equations, making up the form of an angel.
Angels

An Answer from Heaven

Homework help was something the boys usually went to their father for.

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Adult Children

Father/Son Road Trip

Sometimes the greatest gift you can give someone is your time. That was my 30-year-old son’s gift to me.

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Barry Watson in UP TVs "Date My Dad"
Movies and TV

'7th Heaven' Star Barry Watson on His New Family Show

Barry Watson is graduating from Matt Camden on "7th Heaven" to the role of single dad on UP TV's new comedy, "Date My Dad." 

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Dad Braiding Classes
Children

Dad Braiding Is Helping Fathers Bond with Their Daughters

This hair salon is offering braiding classes for dads who want to find new ways to connect with their daughters. 

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Family vacation at Grand Canyon National Park

How National Parks Make Positive Family Memories

The parks are a sunny, connecting annual destination for my dad, my sister and me. 

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Onion-Skin Easter Eggs
Children

Onion-Skin Easter Eggs

This favorite family project uses ingredients you probably already have.

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