Parents The Time Hammer Awaits You!

Parents there is a hammer in your future and many of you don’t even realize it. Now I am not talking about a physical hammer but something that is much more dangerous and you need to correct today! You can’t change what has happened in the past but you sure can in the future. This is so urgent that you really need to take a hard look at your life.

This hammer is so dangerous that although your children hold it and they don’t even realize it until they get older!

So what is the hammer I am referencing? The hammer is one word!

Time!

One of my favorite sayings is that ” I don’t know or care what my parents got me for Christmas in 1965″. What I do care about is the lack of time I got to spend with my late father. He was working several jobs to provide for our family which is an admirable trait.

This matter really became clear in the early 1970s when I was at football practice and of course, my coach was worried that some bad had happened.

My father’s question was pretty simple. “Can I see my son because we live in the same house and haven’t spoken in 6 weeks”? It was not the typical teenage son thinking that dad was the dumbest person on the planet.

Now he’s gone for good and I would give up anything to just spent 5 more minutes with him.

So you as a parent have a choice. Do you want that hammer to be a big one or a small one? The clock is ticking and it could stop at any second.

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  1. My late husband was one who worked long hours. Then, after where he worked closed, he started driving long haul which made it even more rare for him to be home. He died from a massive heart attack at a truck stop in Indiana. Our adult son was crushed. He still struggles at times but works to hide the pain. My brother, died suddenly from Leukemia. His grand kids adored him. His youngest daughter laments that he will never meet her children. We don’t know.

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