It felt so good to read a card from my youngest son today. It was a funny card about duct tape and cussing. It was a day of joy for me being it was my first fathers day card from my son since he and his family left the cult. It got me to start thinking how much time and joy we lost due to the cult and what kind of father I was to my two sons. I must admit in many ways not that great. Being a born-in everything we did revolved around the cult a cult that does everything to destory a true happy family life.
Here are the things I feel we as a family lost. Things that bring a family closer such as, no birthdays, christmas, thanksgivings, mother and father days, 4th of July fireworks, watching you kids being in sports, boy or girl scouts, school bands and educational achievment. All lost to a could care less about you cult. Instead all they had was 5 meetings a week, assemblies, conventions and knocking on strangers doors. Only making room for a movie or a vacation in between cult mandates. I feel so bad I could not see the light long ago when you kids were young. But I know I can't change all this lost time but to look to the future knowing 3 of my grandchildren will live a more cult free life. Trying to be the best grand father I can be as well as a better father to my youngest son.
With all that said I would like to say Happy Fathers Day Son. You are so much smarter than I am by leaving the cult at a younger age than I was when I left. I love you and your family so much. Have a great day with your children. With love your father. P.S. Any thoughts or comments from other fathers out there? Please feel free to give them. Take care. Still Totally ADD