Snowden G. Sims
Being fatherless is a reality in our world today. Serving in a midwestern urban setting, I encounter single mothers with children who may not see their fathers on a regular basis—if ever. Having grown up in Milwaukee’s inner city, I played with neighborhood children who were fatherless as the result of their mother’s one-night stand, their parents’ divorce, or the death of their father. Growing up without a father in the home was a reality many of us had to face—myself included. As a child, that was just the way it was.
Many fatherless children learn to deal with it. But is there something better than just dealing with it?
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