Happy Father’s Day

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Happy Father’s Day to all our fathers and father figures! What a blessing you are to your family and to our world. If you mentor others as a fatherly role model, bless you for what you do. Today, contact someone you know and thank them for being a great father figure. Tell them how much they mean to you and give them a special gift.

The History of Father’s Day

The inspiration for the holiday began after the invention of Mother’s Day in the late 1800s–people wanted to celebrate fathers as they celebrated mothers. America’s first Father’s Day was declared by the governor of Washington state in 1910. From that initial event, interest in the holiday grew. Want to learn more about the history? Check out this Mindful article.