Neither should you try to change people or change yourself because God created us uniquely in His image. Chester’s Way by Kevin Henkes, shows that it can be good to have friends who are different. Even though Lilly was different, her differences made her special, and that is what made her a good friend. Although Chester and Wilson did not accept Lilly at first, she remained loyal to who she was. Later, they accepted her differences and they became good
Although none may have wanted to flee from their home country, they did so under necessity, and were able to find a home in a completely foreign country to them. The differences in culture between the Hmong and Western cultures were distinct, but the Hmong were still able to practice their own traditions and aid each other in their time of need, such as when Paja needed the communal help. They overcame struggles together, and in the end, were able to keep their culture, though the Hmong children are also embracing the
I am truly glad to have a life with freedom, liberty and peace. I’m able to say my own opinion and have my family, who supports me in everything. Most likely to be me, even if I’m not perfect, to have brown hair and eyes. Not be judged or looked at differently for my religion, race or gender. But I know life wasn 't the same as it used to be.
Both are eager to be independent and are not afraid to break away from the family if they have to, and both are ultimately caught in family duty. The desire of being independent and being able to do what they want to do is a theme that prevails in both stories, and it is classic theme in second generation immigrants. Both characters are Americanized and have abandoned many traditional values, but are ultimately tied to the families they come from, because family, to some extent, is what defines a
Her greatest achievement, out of her numerous collection, is the legacy she leaves behind and various examples set for her children and husband. Even though she lived a hard life of servitude, she still remained loving and never adverted away from her family. O-Lan remained selfless and loyal to her family although it is never truly appreciated until after she is gone. O-Lan’s greatest desire was to be noticed and wanted by others, especially those she slaved away most of her life to so altruistically. Sadly, her wish doesn’t really come true until after her untimely death.
You can be exactly who you are and you’re always welcome. I think that, for Molly, it also means, where she can finally give some of the responsibility to another person, and I also think that she wants the feeling of being free and safe. Of course, it is not like this for everybody but that is how a home is supposed to
I was assigned to a family who are very caring and giving regardless of their social class. Reflecting on this trip, a propensity to be concerned is ideal because it is evidence that one desires to be involved in helping those who are in need. Therefore, in order to shun the culture of indifference, I have to frequently exercise not only sympathy but also empathy and generosity with everyone who surrounds me. Definitely, this exposure trip has taught me how to love with no standards and to appreciate with what you and others
It means to listen to what people have to say but also to care about them. My sister and Dad are VERY good at being trustworthy. If I have something on my mind that is bothering me I would go to my dad or sister. They are both super great at keeping a secret. But trustworthy doesn't only mean keeping a secret it also means that you have to be there for someone if they need it and to protect them.
In Thank You Ma 'am” by Langston Hughes, Mrs. Luella Bates Washington Jones showed the golden Rule by bringing Rodger into her home. She showed much hospitality towards him, even though he tried to do something horrible to her. Mrs. Jones could have done something cruel to Roger, but instead she was kind to him. She taught him a valuable life lesson, although she was not mean about it. Following the golden rule in life is very important for everyone, you should always follow this rule, no matter what.
This simulation gave us an idea of what it’s like to be a part of one’s culture. Even some might not like some of their cultural values, they still want to stay within their own culture. The Bafa, Bafa simulation gives us a true sense of identity because we were able to see what other cultures are like and we realize that our culture isn’t all that bad.
It is the hope of many, in these situations. that the children can learn and create their own destiny. Much of their success relies on the belief that they can, a concept that often counts on supporting ideas and rhetoric. Although, Mary Louise Kelly handles the subject without much ado, and is especially considerate of the dynamics within Caroline’s adopted family, it is a point that deserves some clarification.
Even though her family is not in the best environment, she still takes care of them. Her dreams for a bigger home is the same as her desire to have a garden. Her persistence to take care of her plant is a very symbolic to how she love and wants to care of her family. Mama always has a optimistic view and hopes that if she continuous to take care of her plant even though the circumstances, that everything will turn out fine for the greater
Judy felt like her needs were met and felt loved during her childhood. Judy was taught right from wrong by examples. Her punishments included removal of privileges and grounding. Her punishments were never excessive or abusive. Judy moved from Ohio to Edwardsville Illinois when she was in junior high.
As quoted from this website, "young people indicated that they placed a high value on close relationships with friends and family, and on having an exciting and enjoyable life. They also wanted a peaceful, cooperative, just and secure world. Religious or spiritual concerns were generally not considered important." Therefore, given the vast array of morals and values that young people endure today, religion and spirituality has been unnecessary in their childhood