Kids Motherhood

I’ll Show You How to Be a Good Man, My Son

Written by Caitlin Henderson

And the daddy took his little boy’s hand and said, I won’t tell you, I’ll show you.

I’ll show you how to work hard until the job is done. Like my daddy did for me, and his daddy for him.

I’ll show you how to always be kind, even when it doesn’t come easy.

I’ll show you how to be thankful for what the good Lord has given.

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I’ll show you how to be humble.

I’ll show you how to treat your momma with love and respect, and to make sure she never goes a day without knowing she’s loved.

I’ll show you how to be a good steward of the land and animals in our care.

I’ll show you how to pray.

I’ll show you the pride in a job well done.

I’ll show you the value of a firm handshake.

I’ll show you how to change a tire, run a combine, and drive a stick shift.

I won’t tell you how to be a good man. I’ll show you.

This article was originally posted on Faith, Farming and Family

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About the author

Caitlin Henderson

Caitlin Henderson is a small town girl from Kansas who fell in love with a farmer. They have two small boys who keep her on her toes and always clinging to coffee. She is passionate about showing people Jesus, and telling the story of agriculture. She loves writing about their life full of grace, craziness, love, dirt, and cows.