The Journey Inward Fathers: What Is Our True Calling?
Last updated 6/30/2021 at 4:22pm
Father’s Day has come and gone. Honoring fathers, however, led me to reflect on a father’s significance within the family, and to some extent, the status of men generally in our culture.
An adaptation from Exodus 18:13-23 is relevant. In this passage Moses is judging the affairs of people from morning until evening. His father-in-law, Jethro, saw all that he was doing for the people. He said: “Why do you sit alone, while all the people stand around you”? Moses answered: “Because the people come to me to inquire of God, when they have a dispute, they come to me, and I decide b...