Women were meant to embody devotion to God through their kindness and clean conscience; they were to be pure of heart and the example of finding happiness in the heart of the Lord. Unfortunately this stigma still plays a role in society, even though women are allowed a far greater religious
He knew Mary would be the Mother of God, and He know I will follow my calling. I have the faith in God that He will give me strength to pursue what I am meant to do, just as he did for Mary. This passage is my favorite because, it shows me Mary’s courage, it represents my American Heritage Girls troop, and it inspires and gives me hope for my calling. I hope the things in this passage guide me throughout the rest of my life. I hope that you learned something from what I have shared.
To the opposite, Emily Shelby strongly against slavery. As a religious Christian, Emily tries her best to influence slaves with her kindness and morals. Since the status of the female at that time was relatively low, she cannot prevent the tragedy happening. Stowe indicates the theme of female
Christians state that the human spirit is the “real you”, or the center of a person, the main meaning of their existence. In A Thousand Splendid Suns, Mariam and Tariq demonstrate the power of the human spirit. In A Thousand Splendid Suns one character whose human spirit triumphed above the rest was Mariam. Despite losing her mother and learning her father was ashamed of her, Mariam did not crumble. Also, she tolerated Rasheed’s abuse and remained humble through it all.
She and her family are very involved with the church and her early practices with the families and clients it was difficult to separate the two. Her main drive to do good is religion. She has a genuine relationship with the Lord and knowing she is doing good in the world makes her feel
T-Ray, the father of lily was an abusive figure throughout the beginning of the novel as well as the beginning of his daughter’s life. He was also prone to telling lily that the death of her mother and the reason for their loss was because of her. He blamed her for everything and his appearances throughout the novel were often the saddest moments that were occurring. Despite having such a negative figure in her life, lily was still able to overcome many obstacle and find a loving family that gave her the love that she deserved and the love that her father never provided her with. While Lily was able to find happiness in a caring family, her father still attempted to hurt Lily and take her away from her loved ones by reappearing later in the novel.
When Hawthorne says “The angel and apostle of the coming revelation must be a woman, indeed, but lofty, pure, and beautiful; and wise, moreover, not through dusky grief, but the ethereal medium of joy; and showing how sacred love should make us happy, by the truest test of a life successful to such an end!” he is showing how there is no way for Hester to change her society. She should have love and joy, but instead she is faced with guilt, which leads to her downfall. Along with this, Hawthorne demonstrates how the people of Boston are actually the sinners while Hester and Dimmesdale represent the Angel and the Saint of the city. People can be seen “sinning” all throughout the novel, however people always seem to be able to simply look the other way as it has become a regular event. However, Hester’s sin has been opened to the public which in the
Despite seeming anachronistic to some, the nuns still have their place in the world. By caring for the community spiritually and maintaining respect for the Church, the nuns’ activities show that Christianity is not lost in modern L.A. Even if it is not accepted or understood by all of society, belief in the Christian god serves as a modern method of trying to purvey feelings of peace and safety in one’s