Dad's Best Advice: Your Father's Day Story?
Last week, we asked when you learned your father was fallible. Now, tell us the advice you got that you'll always remember.
I remember the advice. I don't always remember to use it.
My father was teaching me to drive. Now that I'm teaching my son, I can't imagine how he must have felt to get me behind the wheel those first few times. But one particular piece of advice stuck with me.
As I paused at the entrance to a busy street for seemingly an eternity, he just reminded me, quietly: Be patient. There will be an opening. It will come. Don't rush it.
I've shared that advice with my son because, of course, it's topical right now. But when he gets older, he, like me, will realize that advice isn't just meant for the driver's seat. Be patient. Now, if I can just remember to use it...
Last week, we tried to be a little tongue-in-cheek and ask when you realized your dad wasn't infallible. Now, we're asking about advice: Did Dad pass along a particularly golden nugget that you've carried with you? Let's share some Father's Day advice today and, if possible, through the week.
What's the best advice your father ever gave you?