Michele, Corey, Frank, Stan, Stephen and Lauren – Thank you for joining me tomorrow at Tenet’s table for the Arizona Chamber of Commerce Legislative Forecast Luncheon. The Luncheon is the unofficial kick-off to the legislative session and the Chamber’s biggest event. The Luncheon is held at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix, located at 340 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004. Valet should be available for the event.
The Nacirema’s are said to be a tribe located between Canada and Mexico. With very exotic beliefs and customs, the Nacirema’s are viewed as vein and selfish. They focus on an obsession and a hatred of the human body. If you have not already figured it out, Nacirema is American spelled backwards. In the essay Body Ritual among the Nacirema, Horace Miner explains American culture and customs which he finds to be very exotic and unusual.
An Italian housewife’s husband was suffering from the plague. Her sister had sent her a piece of bread that had touch the body of a saint, so this was an important relic for the Catholic family. As a Catholic, like the majority of Italy, she fed the relic, believing it had the capability of saving her husband. Once he was cured, she believed it was the relic to have saved him, and wanted others to know that this is what saved her husband, and could possibly save all of Europe. (Doc 7)
3. Ofrendas. The main feature of the festival is ofenda (an altar). People usually build them in their own houses or in cemeteries. The altars aren’t made for worshiping, rather, they carry out the task to welcome the spirits back to the Realm of Live.
American: 1. The day starts out with breakfast which usually starts between 6 in the morning to 10 in the morning and includes different kinds of foods such as pancakes, waffles, bacon, sausage, bagels and etc. 2. The next meal is lunch and lunch usually takes place between 11 in the morning until 2 in the afternoon and includes sandwiches, salad, chicken nuggets and etc. 3.
Many of these traditions revolve around the Polish church. My family is Catholic, however, we have certain traditions that differ from other American Catholics. For example, on Christmas we break op∤atek, a special wafer, with other members of the family and share wishes for the new year. In addition, on Easter we wear Krakow folk outfits to church. While these traditions may seem unusual to outsiders, they are my daily life.
Other ways in which Catholics worshipped in the church of Saint Paul the Apostle was by stating a prayer over the many artworks featured on the walls and sculptures throughout the church. People would walk over to a statue or painting and kneel before it as a form of prayer and they worshipped those featured in the artworks, many of which were figures important to Christianity. They also worshipped through the many burning candles throughout the church. These candles are called votive candles, or prayer candles and they are usually white or beeswax yellow, and are burned as a votive offering as an act of prayer (Saunders). Candles are important to Christianity, and even Judaism, because their light was said to show the presence of God in a
College is an important and new experience for many people including myself. Coming into college I think a lot of people have small mindsets including myself towards what takes place. As Robert Frost said “we come to college to get over our little mindedness.” I agree with statement currently being a freshman in my first semester of college. College in general is a life changing experience that comes with a lot of life lessons.
Junior year was a bit challenging for me. It was not challenging because of the work, but I joined a career program. I had to keep up with both of my schools. For me to be successful with so many things going on, I had to stay organized and think ahead. My success was that I kept all my grades above a C+.
A Jewish wedding ceremony, like all rituals, has particular actions and sounds. Prayers and blessings are said under a canopy, the marriage contract is witness, blessings spoken over a glass of wine, and finally the breaking of glass. All these motions and words spoken are what make up a Jewish wedding ritual. Rites of passage also occur through these ceremonies. During a Jewish wedding, the participants pass one status to another and become mindful of their new obligations and station.