Tag: father issues

A good cry

A good cry

| December 10, 2013

By the Rev. Anthony Payton—In my last article, “The day I became my daddy,” I shared with you my 20-year commitment not to cry over anyone or anything. That decision at 13—after a broken promise to me by my daddy—led me into a world of darkness.

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He had the better seat

He had the better seat

| November 6, 2013

As I turned to go to first class, I said to myself, “I bet he wanted to sit next to his father.” As I got myself situated, in my first class seat, I begin to struggle emotionally and I didn’t know why. I should have been happy, but I wasn’t.

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