Happy Father's day to everyone out there. Today was my fiancée's first official father's day he got to celebrate! We enjoyed a pizza, and he got a few gifts and his parents came over. He went to Wal-Mart this morning and when he came back and he made a statement about how fathers are not celebrated the way mothers are. That is extremely true.
When we went shopping for mother's day gifts there were card, balloons, flowers and so many gifts that were catered to us. However for men there are cards but not as much of a choice gift wise. Why are we not celebrating dads the same. Yes, I know many dads are not in the lives of their children for various reasons but I also know many women that are not in their kids lives. Men always seem to get a bad rap. I feel bad about this. However, I feel like father's day and mother's day shouldn't just happen on particular days. Why don't we celebrate everyday?
I try to let Josh know how much we love him many times a day but often I fail to thank him. He does so much for our family and I want him to know he is appreciate on not just father's day but everyday of the year. I want him to walk out of the door for work feeling loved. Both parental roles are important and we are so thankful for moms and dads alike. We learn so much from them. My family has kind of always been dysfunctional but the older I get the more I appreciate that because those are the parents that God chose for me. I may not always agree with them, we may not always get along but they are the only ones we have.
Why can't we have a special day a week to celebrate not with gifts but with words of acclamation. Everyday would be great but moments slip by so quickly that we could a least aim for once a week. If you don't have a significant other or parent that you can thank or speak kindly to, I would suggest doing something nice for yourself. You are important and you shouldn't ever feel neglected.
Isn't it amazing that God loves us so much that he gave his one and only son to die on the cross for our sins. That is real love. I can't imagine the pain I would have felt. Our God is an awesome God, so as the day passes don't forget to thank your heavenly father for all the blessings!
May you all have a blessed week!
Megan, a stay home mom who wants to try new products and let you know what I think of them!