These stories of being a father come from around the world – Cuba, India, the USA, Australia, England, Switzerland, Sweden and elsewhere, but they have in common an honesty about the gift and work of being a father. The Dad Book is not about how to be a better Dad. It’s about being a Dad – the struggles, the regrets, the things we got wrong, and the things we get right. The moments of joy and wonder, the things we learn along the way and the things we’d rather forget. And the things we want to remember.
The Dad Book
Hopes and Confessions of the Ordinary Father
by : Phil Sparrow
Pages : 134
Publisher : Morning Star Publishing
Dimensions : 148mm x 210mm
ISBN : 9780994470775
|Dimensions||148 × 210 mm|
Morning Star Publishing
148mm x 210mm
Tim Costello (CEO of World Vision Australia) –
Phil Sparrow avoids the usual happy-clappy cliches about being a dad and instead gives us a collection of frank stories that don’t shy away from discussing the hard stuff. Written by dads about being dads, it is a down-to-earth book of personally informed stories about, not only the joys, but also the regrets, hurts and the confusion that often comes with the job. There’s a dose of gentle humour, a few confessions of things that could have been better done, a fair bit of hope, and wisdom about what it takes to become a better father and a better man. These are stories that deserve to be widely shared.