Nov 30

The Sheep and the Farmer – A Fable

The Sheep and the Farmer – A Fable By John Dadlez, aka the Mommy Daddy There was once a group of sheep that lived wild and free. They roamed the countryside, went where they wished, ate the food provided by God, and raised their children. But these sheep were stupid and began to whine about …

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Nov 23

Holding My Daughter, Rose, for the First Time

Holding My Daughter, Rose, for the First Time by John Dadlez, aka The Mommy Daddy It’s hard for me to understand How you, so perfect to behold, Slept trusting, in my unsure hand. You, whose worth is more than gold. You felt the heartbeat in my chest, A heart that you so easily stole, While …

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Nov 16

The Boastful Leopard – A Fable

The Boastful Leopard – A Fable by John Dadlez, aka The Mommy Daddy There once was a leopard who was so proud of her looks that she continually bragged to all who could hear. It was true, she was magnificent. Her coat was beyond compare, and she let everyone know it. One day she saw …

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Nov 12

The Modern Secular Holidays

The Modern Secular Holidays By John Dadlez, aka The Mommy Daddy First I’d like to say, bemoaning the bastardization of the Christmas holiday was not the original intention of this article. But I’m becoming an old fart and it seems to just happen naturally now. I just wondered when the holidays drifted away from their …

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Nov 09

The Fox and the Pup – A Fable

The Fox and the Pup By John Dadlez,  aka the Mommy Daddy One day a fox went hunting in the woods and caught a young pup. The pup pleaded with the fox, “Don’t eat me now! I’m much too small and scrawny for you. I would hardly be a snack. Let me go and I …

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