It gives my dad joy when my sisters and I are cheerful because when he sees us smile, it causes him to feel happy as well.
It gives my dad joy when my mom is happy because it makes him feel loved and cared for by her.
It gives my dad joy when everyone is healthy because he knows that means no one is suffering or is in pain.
It gives my dad hope when the sun rises in the morning because it means that there is still time for him to do the things he wants to do.
It gives my dad hope when he prays because it means that God will help and good things will come his way.
It gives him hope when he breathes because it means that he is alive and that he can accomplish things.
It gives my dad pride when my sisters and I are successful in school because it makes him delighted that we are learning and excelling.
It gives my dad pride when my sisters and I get awards at school because it lets him know that we have the potential to do great things.
It gives my dad pride when my sisters and I are kind and respectful because it helps him realize that he raised us right.
It gives my dad pause when there is a problem because it makes him think deeply about how to solve it.
It gives my dad pause when there is an important task to accomplish because it causes him to think about how not to make any mistakes.
It gives my dad pause when there is a hard task at hand because it make him wonder about how to do the task the right way.