Reflective Essay On Social Class

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Today, social class is a crucial factor in various aspects of everyday life. From the time you are born, into your parent’s social class, to developing into your own, you must decide how it affects you. You can either let it determine who you are as a person, or you can define your wealth with your personality. “Better is the poor who walks in his integrity. Than one perverse in his ways, though he be rich.”-Proverbs 28:6 December 25th, 2013- It was Christmas morning and I could feel the faint tugging on my toes, and the voice of my six-year-old brother Caden yelling, “Sis, Santa came!”. He patiently waited at the end of my bed for me to climb out and tread down the two flights of stairs. The first thing my eyes laid upon were the precisely wrapped presents under the tree. Then, panning over to the stuffed Santa baskets, filled to the brim with stocking stuffers. The baskets were always one of my favorite things to open on holidays. Looking back, most of the Christmas that year was a blur, but one thing I do remember was my favorite present. I unwrapped the bulky gift,…show more content…
I think a suggestion to someone who feels like they can relate to this, would be to focus more on the nontangible things in life than the tangible. You can’t take anything with you when you die other than spiritual aspects, so being a good person is the most important thing you can do in this life. Share when you can- anything works: kindness, knowledge, companionship, money, advice and love. Always keep in mind that not everyone has the same opportunities as you do, and all they could need is an act of kindness. You never know, how someone can be affected by your words. So, next time, if you see a girl wearing a knock off pair of boots, or a boy driving an old car; do not make fun of them, if you do not have anything kind to say, do not say anything at
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