A Father’s Love

Elisa Maria Hies, Germany

I took this snapshot of my Papa and brother while we were eating dinner one day. I love the smile on my brother’s face. The light above his head, almost halo-like, highlights the joy of the moment. I chose to share this photo with you because it captures how my Papa makes our family feel – safe, at peace, and always loved. He lights up our world.

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