"...we have all had human fathers
who disciplined us,
and we respected them
for it."

"Keep your hands out of your pockets!"
ordered Pa.
"And look busy!"

"Our fathers disciplined us
for a little while
as they thought best..."

"You're only as good as..."
said Pa,
"your last accomplishment."

"No discipline seems pleasant
at the time,
but is instead

"This is going to hurt you,"
warned Pa,
"a lot more than me."

"Later on...
it produces a harvest
of uprightness
and peace."

"Radio that, boy!"
demanded Pa.
"Are you dialed in?"

Hebrews 12:9-11

In Memory of  Thomas Jerome Rogers

by J Alan R

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