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And behold, a voice out of the heavens said, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased.”
For my father and my mother have forsaken me, But the Lord will take me up.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
The boy looks exactly the way I did at 10 years old, only far handsomer.
Blue eyes. Blonde hair left a little too shaggy and yet somehow managing to frame his face. And one dimple, impressed deeply in his right cheek.
We share the same loves I had at that age, too: Star Wars; superheroes, especially Batman, Superman and the entire DC comics lineup; and baseball – a true love for playing the game and also for being on the same field with the best friends he’ll ever have.
As his father, who comes from a long line of miserable failures in the realm of male role models, I have almost too carefully weighed every decision and plotted out the course of his life since he was born.