Welcome back to As For Me And My House, the place where the rubber meets the road.
I am a Nodling generator.
Astute readers of my blog will have noticed a new seal that appeared several weeks ago without explanation. It shows a small footprint encircled by the words "Official Nodlings Generator". The Nodlings are, of course, my children.
I am happy to say the immediate cause of the seal is that Mrs. Nod and I are expecting our sixth child. "Fearful and Wonderful" stuff (ref. Psalm 139:14). If it is a boy, we'll have an even split. We'll be like a Catholic Brady Bunch.
As a father I am my children's progenitor, my wife their co-creator. This is the one power that we have that most directly images God the Father, the Creator. He allows us to share in His creative power. God made from nothing, ex nihilo, we continue what He has caused into being. To put it a bit more crudely, being able to make a baby is a little like being God.
Continue reading at Catholic Dads Online...