Dads can arguably be the most important man in a girl’s life. Through him, she will learn what right looks like. And a good Dad usually will do these things.
A good Dad will send spoken and unspoken messages to his daughter. She will learn what to expect; Demand. What’s more, ingrained in every cell of her body will be an understanding of what she deserves. And what she doesn’t.
A good Dad will raise his daughter to know her worth, value, gifts, strengths, purpose.
He will teach her to be brave. Take chances. Breakthrough glass ceilings. Shoot for the stars.
A good Dad will not comment on his daughter’s body, even innocently and in jest. Rather, he will focus on what her vessel allows her to do: run, jump, kick, dribble, walk, skate, dance, ski, move, thrive, be still. He will celebrate how her body gives her the gift of breath and life.
A good Dad will make sure he tells his daughter she is smart, hard-working, kind, funny, brilliant, and has beautiful eyes. He will do this often and without hesitation.
A good Dad will be good to his wife, her mother. He will hold doors and hands; refer to his wife affectionately. He will listen to his spouse. And value her opinion. He will always fight fairly and respectfully with his wife. He will call her beautiful, say no to sin, and gently pat his wife affectionately on her tush when passing in the kitchen.
A good Dad knows his daughter is always watching. Listening. In his eyes, she will learn her worth. He knows it. And will lead with it.
A good Dad will not only tell her but will teach his daughter what real love looks and feels like. Unequivocally, he will ensure his daughter knows the value in every ounce of her spirit, mind, and body.
A good Dad will make loving his daughter a verb. And will show her what RIGHT looks like.
*Give a shout out to a father (or person) that taught you Right! 🔽