How Do You Raise A Great Father?

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A story written by Katti Gray on TheGrio.com talks about what it takes to raise a great father; and if there’s a given road you have to follow to hope you raise a man capable of being one.

Here’s an excerpt:

“I learned everything I know about fatherhood from the scriptures. The story of Abraham…blessing his children, those images were seared in my head as I began thinking about how to father my own kids,” said Mincy, reared in a New York City public housing project by a single mom.

With the Bible as his guide, said Mincy, director of Columbia’s Center for Research on Fathers, Children and Family Well-Being, he gave his boys an abundance of love. But love is merely a starting point, said Mincy and others fathers bent on raising their boys to someday be good dads.

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