This I Believe

jonathon - princeton, Kentucky
Entered on November 24, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30

i believe that a parent who spends time with their children can teach those children far more lessons than any school ever could.

my father loves his children enough that he worked two jobs to pay the bills and give us what we wanted. he still found time after work to spend time with us, riding fourwheelers, hunting, or anything else that we wanted to do; but all the time that he was spending with us he was also teaching us lessons to help us through life. He taught us responsibiliy and how to work with each other as a team towards one goal. Because me and my brothers learned these lessons while doing what we wanted to do they have stuck with us all through our lives.

I hope that one day I can teach my children as many lessons as my father taught me and have as much fun as I know he did doing it.