I know all of the medical experts say my dad died of pancreatic cancer, but I'm pretty sure this incident is what really
I cannot begin to describe the impact you have on my life. You are the blessings sent from the divine to wake me up. You are the little life tornadoes who never let me choose the easy way out of the pain. You are the epitome of forgiveness as I made mistake after mistake as a parent. You are the comic relief that comes just when I need it. And you are the reminder of how important the small, daily life events really are.
There is one number that is always mentioned in the discussion of black children born out of wedlock: 72 percent. ‘72 Percent
I began to think of my father as less of a ghost that haunted me and more as a flawed man that I wouldn't allow to hurt me any longer. It took time and patience, but I stuck with it. Then one day, I was actually able to say the words out loud and with nobody else around: 'I forgive you, father.'
Three Sons Confront Their Absent Father In An Explosive Family Meeting On 'Iyanla: Fix My Life' (VIDEO)
Chon, the middle son, begins by explaining to John how his constant lies affected the family. "When you told us you had a
The seemingly endless wait can shatter young sons. Though little boys are often told to stop crying, Iyanla says that Isaam
Bishop Jakes also applauds Brandy, and says that many other women keep their children away from their fathers as a "switch
"Is the strife in the beginning, in your opinion, what stops many men from climbing over it?" Bishop Jakes asks. "Yeah, I
Understanding that your father could be a victim himself, Bishop Jakes says, is the first step to reconciliation. "And if
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Without your definition of your true self, you give up control and allow others to dictate or influence your attitude and
This year, I'm thinking about Father's Day differently than I ever have before. I've got a fresh outlook on Father's Day and what it means to me. Father's Day should be a time to celebrate fathers all over.
Art Alexakis, front man for the band Everclear, was raised by a single mother in a Los Angeles housing project. His deadbeat father inspired him to write one of his most popular songs to date," Father of Mine."
Art Alexakis, front man for the band Everclear, and I have partnered up this Father's Day to push for Responsible Fatherhood by asking you to sign the Stand Up, Man Up initiative.