Monday, June 22, 2009

pic of the day - train up a child

This statue stands outside one of the libraries on campus. This is the campus which houses the school of education. The plaque references Proverbs 22:6

"Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it."
Around this time of the year (just after Fathers' day) my thoughts turn to parenting and the duty of care towards children. Perhaps it's inevitable that I would contrast my own father with the one my children have. (Almost) any male creature on the planet can become a father. That bit's easy. It's hard work to be a Dad... if you do it right.

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