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Anton Chekhov's Story about a Man Looking for Comfort

Someone told me the other night about an Anton Chekhov story called "The Lament." It is a simple story about an old man who drives a horse and ...


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'GQ Magazine's' Rules for When Guys Can Cry

GQ had a humorous analysis on when guys should or should not be allowed by society to shed tears. "Male crying is not new," the female author notes. "It's ...


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The Gift of a Good Father

Mitch Albom, the author of the international best-seller Tuesdays with Morrie, wrote a short article for Father's Day titled "When did fathers become ...


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Elton John's Search for His Father's Love

In an interview with Rolling Stone, singer Elton John reflected on his father: "They wouldn't hold you, they wouldn't say they loved you. I was afraid ...


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Denzel Washington's Disconnection from His Father

In a 2012 interview, Denzel Washington described his father, who was a Christian minister, as "a decent man … a spiritual man and a gentleman." ...


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Reality Show Reveals Our Need for a Father's Blessing

In the BBC reality show Monastery, a group of five men from diverse backgrounds voluntarily join a Benedictine monastery for a span of forty days. The ...


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Young Woman Still Needs Her Father’s Love

I spent last week at the beach in Florida, relaxing with my family. The week was for eating fresh seafood, sitting by the beach with my nieces and sister, ...


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Frank Sinatra's Insecurity

Frank Sinatra's daughter, Tina Sinatra, recalls her father's unceasing drive to succeed and make money, even when his health was at risk:

His health ...

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Quality and Quantity Time

During morning devotions with his two young daughters, our family friend, Bill Cage, realized he hadn't been spending as much time with his girls ...


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Mike Singletary Making a Difference

Chicago Bears Hall-of-Fame Middle Linebacker Mike Singletary says:

The first thing in my life by far and the reason I do everything is my love for Jesus ...

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