As we reflect on the role of fathers, it is important that being a father figure is not just in the household. There are many spaces for influencing the young generation. Mentorship is another area. Many adults come into contact with children and the youth.
However, as opposed to mentoring them, we are quick to judge and ostracism them. We fail to realize that children require help in growing up. They need to be taught how to be good citizens.
Mentorship is taxing and painstaking. It requires a deliberative and patient disposition. Many older people are not good…