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The greatest joys of fatherhood (conclusion)

June 30, 2022

Many fathers face barriers that limit their ability to provide for and nurture their families. As stakeholders invested in fathers, families, and communities, we must understand the circumstances and needs of all fathers and ensure that program services are inclusive and designed to meet their diverse needs. This is particularly important in serving low-income fathers… [Read More]

The Greatest Joys of Fatherhood (Part 3)

June 23, 2022

This month you enjoyed the “Greatest Joys of Fatherhood” that were printed several years ago that still a blessing for the fathers. Enjoy! In continuation of this series, enjoy his piece on the greatest joys of being a father. Note: This article was submitted several years ago as a joy to send again. I’m Proud… [Read More]

The greatest joys of fatherhood (Part 2)

June 16, 2022

  This month you enjoyed the “Greatest Joys of Fatherhood” that were printed several years ago that still a blessing printed for the fathers. Enjoy them! According to the National Fatherhood Initiative, there is a crisis in America. The U.S. Census Bureau reports children in America live without their biological dad in the home. There… [Read More]

Bethesda Baptist Church offers drive-through prayer for the month of June

June 16, 2022

Annie Meekins (upper photo) and Phyllis Diggins (lower photo) hold signs offering drive thru prayers at Bethesda Baptist Church. Every Thursday in June from 12-1 p.m., members of Bethesda Baptist Church offer free drive-thru intercessory prayers to the public in the church parking lot, 2909 North 20th Street. Rev. Cleavon Williams said drive-thru prayers for… [Read More]

The greatest joys of fatherhood (Part 1)

June 9, 2022

Enjoy the reflections that were printed several years ago and the men who still enjoy them. What is the meaning of fatherhood? At a workshop at the Urban Institute, this definition of fatherhood was given: “A man becomes a father when he has his first child; this status is fixed, such that, once a man… [Read More]

Continuum of Motherhood (Conclusion)

June 2, 2022

This is the final day of Mother’s Day Month and I want to celebrate Motherhood. A prayer written by “Amy” was published on a blog several years ago about how mothers can be better honored. “Amy” offered a nice prayer called “Honoring the Continuum of Motherhood.” I have borrowed “Amy’s” title of her prayer, (albeit… [Read More]

May is Mother’s Day Month (Week 4)

May 26, 2022

We have reached the fourth week during Mother’s Day Month, and we wanted to continue with the National Old Farmer’s Almanac. This is an old favorite for many and they have published a section regarding the 10 Fun and Creative Ways to Celebrate Mom this Year! We are down to #8-10 for your enjoyment: 8…. [Read More]

May is Mother’s Day Month (Week 3)

May 19, 2022

Enjoy ways number 4-7 of “10 Fun and Creative Ways to Celebrate Mom this Year” from the National Old Farmer’s Almanac.” Last week we talked about treating Mother to brunch. This week is a continuation. Another idea is a virtual brunch date. A Champagne Mimosa (can be made non-alcoholic). Look for www.almanac.com search for “Recipes.”… [Read More]

May is Mother’s Day Month (Week 2)

May 12, 2022

Mother’s Day is honored on the 2nd Sunday in May 2022! The balance of the month I will combine with the National Old Farmer’s Almanac. They have published a section regarding the 10 Fun and Creative ways to Celebrate Mom this Year! Enjoy! It will run for the next 3 weeks. 1. Offer yard and… [Read More]

May is Mother’s Day Month (Week 1)

May 5, 2022

The month of May has been designated the month we celebrate “Mother’s Day.” It is a chance to celebrate with mother or remember the life lived by dear mother. During the month of May, this column will look at exciting things to do with mother during this Mother’s Day and end with a continuum of… [Read More]