On Father's Day look to these inspirational dads.
Today is Father’s Day, which gives us the perfect opportunity to look to the many wonderful, heroic, and loving acts carried out by the dads in our lives. Let’s celebrate the blessing our fathers are by looking at these inspirational men:
A dad who’s always present
When you look back at family photo albums, there’s often a lot of love that radiates from the various pics. Yet this loving dad made sure to capture some very key moments in his daughter’s life for posterity and to remind her that he was always by her side.
A dad joining in … even when it’s embarrassing
Dads are often accused of causing embarrassment to their kids. And yet some fathers are also happy to make fools of themselves if it’s to help out their kids. This very rhythmical daddy not only aced some impressive dance moves to encourage his daughter on stage, but he also did it holding a baby!
A dad being a positive role model
This viral story was loved by millions for the dad’s generosity, empathy, and desire to help young men who might be in need of a positive role model and some serious life skills.
A dad clinging to life to meet his newborn
This bittersweet story tells the story of a father who fought to stay alive so that he could meet his little daughter. The precious three hours the daughter and dad shared will have been cherished by all, and shows how parental love can keep us strong.
An elderly dad turning up
This story of a dad meeting his 58-year-old son with Down syndrome at the airport put smiles on the face of anyone who reads it. There are no words to describe the obvious love between the pair, and what a joy their relationship must bring to them.
A dad going the extra 1400 miles to feel close to his dead daughter
The parental bond lasts a lifetime, as this story shows. Having lost his daughter, this father cycled an incredible distance just to hear her heartbeat one more time.
A dad finding the best gift
A thoughtful dad made sure his son got his dream guitar for his 16th birthday. Even though the dad died suddenly before his son received the gift, his child will always know the lengths his dad went to to make him happy.