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Sunday Poem and Photograph: What Makes a Father

God took the strength of a mountain,
The majestry of a tree,
The warmth of a summer sun,
The calm of a quiet sea,
The generous soul of nature,
The comforting arm of night,
The wisdom of the ages,
The power of the eagle’s flight,
The joy of a morning in spring ,
The faith of a mustard seed,
The patience of eternity,
The depth of a family need,
Then God combined these qualities,
When there was nothing more to add,
He knew His masterpiece was complete,
And so, He called it… Father
~Author Unknown~

The photograph is taken a week ago just before the summer ends with my hubby and kids.  It was a surprise treat from the man of the house - another unplanned summer escapade where we had so much fun, fun, fun!

Happy Father’s Day to you all GREAT FATHERS in the world!


  1. This is beautiful:)
    Happy Father 's day to all:)

    1. THANK YOU Joy! Happy Father's day din kay hubby mo :)

  2. nice!!!
    happy tatay's day to your tatay at sa lahat ng tatay :)

    1. THANKS Bino!
      Happy Father's Day din sayo :)

  3. Happy Father's Day din kay Dad mo Ate Balut ^_^

  4. nakakagoosebumps naman ung poem, galing
    happy father's day sa husband and daddy mo

  5. Happy Father's day to your hubby! :)

  6. I can't wait to see the ocean again later this month.

    And happy father's day.

    1. Yey! Have a good time!

      Same to your dad DWei :)

  7. Happy Father's Day to your dad and your cool hubby! Hugs Balut! :)

  8. wow naman...may pre-father's day/post summer getaway naman pala... pre-back-to-school bonding na rin! Gujavey!

    1. pre-anniv din yan Senyor kasi busy na sa coming days :)

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    1. Location info coming on next post ha ha...

  10. great poem and photo Balut! Belated Happy Father's Day to your Dad and hubby. God bless you and your family always.

    1. THANKS sis! Same to your hubby :) Ingats lagi...

  11. ganda naman ng poem! belated happy father's day sa dad at hubby mo msB at sa lahat ng mga daddy na nagbasa/nag-comment dito. :)

  12. And a father should never turn his back to his wife and children unless he does not know of a candid shot, kidding aside, I am hoping that all dads should act like dads to their sons and daughters with fairness and love, emo lang. I like your family bonding, wishing for one.

    1. On a positive up he is actually "leading" the way ha ha... And I so agree with you. Cheer up na :)

  13. Such a sweet thing for your hubby to have thought of bringing you to the beach as a treat on Father's Day. Sana, lahat ng man of the house ay ganyan para mas maraming happy families ;-)

    Miss N of

  14. ang macho ni papa ahehe
    talikogenic pa
    haha wag moko sumbong ah

    mwah! God bless to Your Family MamaLut!


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