Day 67: The Father Behind the Father

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“Behind every great man is a man greater, his father.”
― Habeeb Akande

We need to give credit where it is due. Many of us owe the people we become to our parents. This isn’t to say that every great father had a great father, but it is much more likely. Sometimes, even those with great fathers do not continue the tradition.

It is difficult to tell what your children might become. Young Albert Einstein did not excel in school in his youth, and his father probably did not imagine that his son would one day be one of the most famous scientists in history, whose name is now a synonym for ‘genius’.

Be the kind of man now that will deserve the credit later.

Question: What potential do you see in your children? What can you do to foster that potential?

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