A father is someone you want to grow up to be like.
A father is your friend, philosopher and guide - someone you can always look up to.
Having the love of a father, the support of a gentle protective hand guiding you through all the tumultuous states of life is one of the greatest blessings that one can ever receive in a lifetime.
He makes sure that you abide by what is being said to you at the cost of his appearing strict.
Father's Day is like so many of those other holidays that should really be celebrated
every day of the year. It is a special occasion to acknowledge the unconditional love
and protection proffered by our fathers.
It would be interesting to know how Father's Day came into practice and celebrated worldwide with an equal sincerity and respect as any other significant holidays. Here's a short history on the holiday, and meaning of the different colors of roses to be worn that Day.
About 4,000 years ago a young boy named Elmusu wished his Babylonian father good health and a long life by carving a Father's Day message on a card made out of clay. No one knows what happened to Elmesu or his father, but the tradition of having a special day honoring fathers has continued through the years in countries across the world.
The Countries, where the Catholic Church were of significant influence on the culture of the society, Father's Day is celebrated on
's Day (March 19). However, a more secular celebration which is not associated with any religion is followed in recent times to highlight the increased diversity among people from all over the globe coexisting together in one place. St. Joseph
Father's Day is celebrated popularly on 3rd Sunday in June in many parts of the world. The idea for creating a day for children to honor their fathers began in
. A woman by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd thought of the idea for Father's Day while listening to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Having been raised by her father, Henry Jackson Smart, after her mother died, , Spokane Washington on the 19th of June, 1910. wanted her father to know how special he was to her. It was her father that made all the parental sacrifices and was, in the eyes of his daughter, a courageous, selfless, and loving man. Sonora 's father was born in June, so she chose to hold the first Father's Day celebration in Sonora , Spokane Washington
In 1924 President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Father's Day. President Nixon, in 1972, established a permanent national observance of Father's Day to be held on the third Sunday of June. So Father's Day was born as a token of love and gratitude that a daughter cherishes for her beloved father.
Acknowledge your father and reciprocate his love for you!! Happy Father’s Day to your DAD.
And to the greatest Father in the world, I love you