Come, let us bow down and worship him!
Let us kneel before the Lord who made us.
He is our God,
and we are the people he cares for,
his sheep that walk by his side.
Look at the birds, free and unfettered,
not tied down to a job description,
careless in the care of God.
And you count far more to him than birds.
More than 20 million children live in a home without the physical presence of a father. If it were classified as a disease, fatherlessness would be an epidemic worthy of attention as a national emergency. (The Extent of Fatherlessness)