Some Fathers For Devin, Chase, David 2012 Some fathers never know they have a child. Taken by circumstances….. death, lust, ignorance, occupation…. some fathers leave their child as they do their breath not knowing it’s there or its value Some fathers go back for their child […]Read More Some Fathers never know they have a child
-Bob Rannigan, LPC Most people have images in their heads when the word addiction comes up. For me it used to be someone drinking alcohol, smoking and looking less than healthy. But that’s changed. Recently I see a […]Read More Are you a football daddict?
By Bob Rannigan Thefatherconnection.com Imagine for a moment you are in a situation where one more next step could mean your life. Looking out at a mind quieting valley from behind a fence that keeps you from plummeting to your death, you can see and feel the peace of beauty. You might even lean against […]Read More Trust Yourself Before You Speak
As fathers we embody the response to our children’s lives. Healthy, clear thinking men prioritize their children’s health and development. Considering where our children are nourished, we inevitably come to their mothers. All children drink from the stream of their mothers’ lives. When we enter the stream of our children’s mothers, whether it is mentally, […]Read More Loving your child’s mother
As much life as one can conceive will become part of that one’s experience. Surrender everything that denies its beauty and peace and enjoy the song and dance of the joy of life. –Ernest Holmes The Self desires only what is real, thinks nothing but what is true. –Chandogya Upanishad Ch8 1.5 We have to […]Read More Quotes for fathers
Understanding How to Stop, Prevent and Heal The Wounding of Children by Bob Rannigan These parent-child woundings are not consciously chosen. When parents go against their nature and reject or harm a child, they are always acting from their own rejection and confusion. Forty five years as a therapist have taught me that […]Read More Understanding How to Stop, Prevent and Heal The Wounding of Children
So, thanks for reading this, and when are you today? That’s right, I”m not asking “How” are you today. The question is “When” are you today? I ask this seemingly weird question to help with understanding the answer to the title of this piece : “Why won’t you admit you are infinite love?” The […]Read More Why won’t you admit you are infinite love?
The world runs on an energy that has been in existence long before we humans were able to talk about it. This Life energy is invisible, takes countless form, changes constantly and becomes us for awhile. Then like the seasons and the thoughts and feelings flowing through us, the power that created us out […]Read More Fathers’ power