I expected fatherhood to change the routines of my life. Everyone told me it would. Goodbye, sleep. Hello, collapsing in exhaustion at 8 p.m.
A sailor aboard the USS Constellation in San Diego is greeted by his children in this 2003 file photo. The invitation to move outside of the self to the other is the divine pedagogy of fatherhood. (CNS photo by Jaime Recto/Reuters)