After reading an article in the Human Life Review blog about Fathers and son,  I’ve been reflecting on the fact that God the Father sent God the Son to save the world, through faith, enabling us to become children of God. The love of God the Father and God the Son was prepared to go to such extremes—even crucifixion on a cross—to make us his children by adoption. He gave us the template for fatherhood. It is a fatherhood of stability and order, nurture, tenderness and support, a love for one’s children that lifts them up to find the meaning and purpose for which God created them the night they were conceived. That purpose may not be lofty or august or majestic, but whatever their purpose and meaning may be, it must be rooted in divine love, obedience and surrender to His will.