|This is how fathers and daughters rolled in Miami in the 80s!|
When I think about the things I'm most thankful for, my dad is always near the top of the list. He worked hard to give me a good childhood, and in my adulthood, he's really gone above and beyond to be there for me. I have a much better picture of the love of my Heavenly Father because of my earthly one, and believe me, I know how blessed I am to be able to say that.
When I got divorced, my dad could have helped initially and let me handle it from there, but he's walked with me through all the long-term stuff - practically and emotionally. He patiently teaches me how to take care of my home (that is, when he lets me do it myself!). He takes me out for lunches and dinners and to the movies. He talks with me about work, basketball, gardening, and theology. Because of him, I feel less alone and more confident, and I'm more able to believe that good men of character still exist. We've always had a good relationship, but we're even closer now, and I'm so happy that he's my friend as well as my dad.
Happy Father's Day, Pops. You are the world's best dad, and that's not even up for debate.