Filthie's Mobile Fortress Of Solitude

Filthie's Mobile Fortress Of Solitude
Where Great Intelligence Goes To Be Insulted

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Too Many Pieces Missing

So it goes for parents and daughters too.

That pic is only half right. I get the message it is trying to convey; but it isn't right in that the father becomes less or is diminished while the son becomes more. They both become more complete and better people. With my daughter the more I gave - the more she threw away. Pieces of me went with her when she left.

If you ever find yourself in the same boat my advice is this: Patch yourself up first. It's the prime directive for even professional firefighters and rescue workers. Ya can't save or rescue others if you are a victim of the same circumstances.

1 comment:

  1. Sometimes you need to close the watertight door, even though you know that there are guys on the flooding side of it. If you don't, everyone dies. If there's one thing every father needs to know, it's that...