This opinion column originally appeared on americanthinker.com on 10/3/2013.
Author: Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Opinion Editor & Writer A.W.R. Hawkins
Home is a place with a function. It is the roof under which Mom and Dad, together in marriage, ground and raise a family. It is a place where children love and learn and build memories they carry within themselves for decades to come.
I remember being a child at home in Kentucky. When the sun began to set in the late autumn sky, I knew mom would be home any moment -- because she always got home from work about 6:30 p.m.
Anticipating her arrival, I would stand on the cushions of the couch in the front room of our house and press my face against the glass of the picture window -- straining to see down the road so I could spot her headlights coming around the corner before my brother or sister did.
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