Definition: fatherly; characteristic of a father or fatherhood <as loyal, supportive, protective, loving, giving, and generous>
     See also: Maternal

• The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. — Theodore Martin Hesburgh (1917-2015) American priest
• A good father is one whose only reason for putting down a laughing baby is to pick up a crying one. — Linda Poindexter (? 1950’s-) American minister

Observation: Father’s Day dates back to 1508 in Europe.

Symbols: 1) the sun; 2) the umbrella