A million drops of sunshine

Have you ever noticed how a smell can bring back so many memories?  Whether it’s the smell of fresh baked bread or Play-Doh or the smell of nice crispy bacon (which reminds me of all-you-can eat breakfast buffets with my grandfather), it seems that odors trigger things that I’ve virtually forgotten.  Personally, I love the smell of chalk dust because it stirs up some of my earliest memories.  When I was very young my dad was in graduate school studying physics (Science rules!!!) and ...
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The Sacred Responsibility of Fathers

Every man who fathers a child has a moral and sacred responsibility to his son or daughter. The Family: A Proclamation to the World says that "by divine design, fathers are to preside over their families in love and righteousness and are responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families." Fathering can be very rewarding – and very demanding. "From a spiritual perspective, fathering is both a joyous blessing and a challenging, sacred responsibility." A father...
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