By Parker J. Palmer July 22, 2015

The imprint a father leaves on his child remains. Parker remembers his deceased Dad and the values he imparted with a poem.

By Trent Gilliss July 07, 2015

Mysteries of an expanding universe and other ties to what makes a life worth living.

By Rachel Meyer July 04, 2015

A longtime yogi sees fatherhood through the lens of the complementary balance of effort and ease, strength and softness.

By Omid Safi July 02, 2015

Feces can be a powerful thing, but not in the way that you might gather. Before becoming a father, Omid Safi thought love was something you feel or experience, the everyday ritual of changing his daughter's diaper taught him about a love that's stronger than shit.

By James T. McDeavitt June 22, 2015

With nine out of ten family dinners, little of consequence occurs. But, during the tenth mealtime, something sparks. A father's case for the unscheduled magic of the family dinner.

By Matthew S. Rosin June 21, 2015

A father of young children contemplates the messages and the survival skills passed from father to son on how to live with the burdens and the suffering of human life.

By Bart Erbach June 21, 2015

What training did we give to our fathers? A reflection on inventing, rather than inheriting, the type of father a man wants to be — for himself and his children.

By John Cary June 19, 2015

When the crush of a beige cubicle and endless meetings deaden creative impulses, a newborn baby girl prompts an explosion of creativity — and the celebratory, enthusiastic person the author's dream job had taken away.

By Zubin Mistri February 22, 2015

The memory of a father weeping reminds a son how men often don't tend to grief well. But, by sharing emotions, fathers may be a key in helping boys grow into stronger, more compassionate human beings.

June 17, 2010

“Now men can have it all — a successful career and being a responsible daddy.”
—Birgitta Ohlsson, Sweden’s Minister of EU-Affairs and a mother-to-be