Viewpoint: A field full of fathers

Before I begin, I must apologize to all the women in my life, particularly my mother, for not writing a column for Mother’s Day. Let’s just say I dropped the ball on that one.

The Proclamation on the Family declares, “(F)athers are to preside over their families in love and righteousness and are responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families.”

Sometimes, we can believe “the necessities of life” to mean the monetary necessities and not the emotional and spiritual support fathers provide.

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