He Called it Dad




God took the strength of a mountain,
    the majesty of a tree,
the warmth of a summer sun,
the calm of a quiet sea,


 (Miss S, 1 year old)


(Miss S, 2 years old, trying on daddy's blazer.)




the power of the eagle's flight,
the joy of a morning in spring,


 (Miss A, 5 months and Miss S, 4 years old.)


(Piano lesson. Miss S, 6 years old.)


(Goofballs. Miss A, 6 years old. Miss S, 10 years old.)



the faith of a mustard seed,
the patience of eternity,
the depth of a family need.


(Tybee Island, Georgia. Miss A, 12 years old . On Mark, that is a seaweed wig.)


(Boogying at a Disco party in our basement cafe', Miss A, 16. That is a real wig.)


Then God combined these qualities,
when there was nothing more to add,
He knew His masterpiece was complete,
and so, 
He called it...
Dad.


Jaime
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9 comments:

  1. Love seeing your family in motion....Happy Father's Day, Mark.

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  2. Wonderful Father's Day message. What memories those photos must hold!

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  3. Oh yes and Amen..this is great! I hope he enjoys his day. Thank God for all the wonderful fathers.

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  4. What a sweet post! Hope you all had a great day.

    I have my "Make a List Monday" linky party up now. Would love it if you could join.

    Crystal

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  5. Awwww, that was nice, Leslie. Hope your day was splendid. Susan

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  6. Oh, Leslie! That was absolutely beautiful! :-)
    Vanessa

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  7. What a great post! So many fun memories in those photos!

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