They'll do what they've been taught, not by our words but through our actions. They will love the way we loved. They will work the way we worked. They will be molded by the things they see us do time and time again. The good and the bad.
Because of their dad they will be hardworking and dedicated. They'll know the importance of doing a job right. They will keep going even when they want to give up. They will know their dreams are worth fighting for.
When the ceremony was over, Uncle Mike asked Lucas what he wanted to be when he grew up.
I expected him to say a firefighter. He always says firefighter.
"I want to be Rob," he said. And I smiled.
It's a tall order, but it's one you'll fill just fine.