I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom all paternity in heaven and earth is named …
-Ephesians 3: 14-15
Fathers represent, and therefore teach us, about God the Father with whom we are destined to spend eternity. If we do not learn to know Him and love Him as a father, it will hinder our chances of achieving that end.
(Talk preached for an audience of Catholic women during a Silent Retreat)