He is strong enough to carry all the grocery bags in one trip.
He is attentive enough to listen, as his wife’s tears fall.
He is selfless and gives of himself from sunup to sundown.
His sensitive soul marvels at his three-year-old daughter’s joyful giggle.
His arms are always a secure place for his son to come for a genuine bear hug.
His home is safe – a place of joy, pain, growth, and peace.
He protects and defends his family from threats, both from outside and from within.
He is humble enough to say “I’m sorry.”
He is confident enough in his identity to watch his adult children leave home.
He provides for his wife, so she can nurture a beautiful home.
He is vulnerable enough to expose his inner wounds to healing for his own sake and for his family.
He lovingly carries the burdens of the world, so that his wife and children may flourish.