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Technology: High Gratification, Low Patience - Benjamin Franklin once said, “He that can have patience can have what he will”. But, is patience really necessary in today’s society. In recent years, the younger of us have grown up without the need for patience. We now live in a hyperconnected world we can process data, download a song, search a vast database for virtually unlimited information, send a message, or even order pizza, all with the click of a button. We constantly thirst for better, faster, and easier technology to help us keep up with our lives....   [tags: Technological Advancements, Patience]
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Patience is a Virtue - Imagine you find yourself contemplating the deadline of a promise made to you by your closest loved one. How would you feel if the promise was to be fulfilled nearly four decades ago. Would you have even waited. Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's “The Revolt of Mother” illustrates a devoted, yet strong-minded housewife who takes the initiative to hold her husband accountable to his word, how her actions positively influence her children, and how it inevitably alters the nature of her marriage. Sarah Penn is an ideal housewife who, despite her husband’s hidden agendas, manages to make Adoniram’s disregarded promise a reality for her family....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Virtue of Patience - ... There are many blatantly obvious reasons why impulse control is such an important trait to have in life. Rather than responding to our immediate inclinations, we can contemplate future scenarios, evaluate alternative actions, and refrain from doing things which we will most likely regret. It is what prevents us from screaming emotion-fueled words that could destroy someone’s esteem, illegally taking items of our desire after laying our eyes upon them, and protects against drastic measures such as ending your life during a period of depression....   [tags: thinking and acting, personal reflections] 838 words
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Patience Necessary for the 21st Century - ... The children were loud, obnoxious, and bad-mannered. They had absolutely no disregard for anyone but themselves. The first time I met them I was about ready to run for the hills. But the parents couldn’t bear to be without a sitter and I couldn’t bear to be without a job or money. So, that same week I marched myself into the home of the crazy kids that would forever change me. I spent a significantly large amount of time with these kids; 3 rambunctious little boys and 2 whiny and bratty girls....   [tags: income, babysitting, gratitude] 795 words
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Patience Required for the Writing Process - ... This might seem pretty elementary, but when I say a "minute," I'm really talking about hours, even days if I can afford to. This sort of thinking can occur anywhere, but it usually happens right in front of my computer and as one would expect, it is absolutely exhausting. During this time, I might poke at my keyboard and attempt to put a few words together, but these early musings rarely make the final cut. That being said, I would like to think that my approach is pretty straightforward, but some might view it as a bit manic....   [tags: project, grammar, purpose] 525 words
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Patience Wright: Artist or Spy? - 1775: The American Revolution officially starts. 1783: The American Revolution finally comes to an end. There are numerous of hardships, victories, secrets, and untold stories throughout these eight long years. It makes us wonder how it was possible for the American colonies, being the underdogs, to beat what was thought to be one of the leading countries of the time, England. It took a lot of hard work, determination and art to win this battle. You heard right, art, as in wax figures, sculptures, busts, and much more made by Patience Wright....   [tags: American History, American Revolution]
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The Importance of Having Patience and Saving Money - Beginning at the age of six, Americans begin to attend school. They will spend the majority of their time in this learning environment until they graduate high school and probably college. During this time, people are educated about different subjects in the hopes that it will help them live a profitable life. What is a better way to solve a problem, than by teaching people about the causes and how to not get cheated. The current housing crisis could have been averted if the American people had been properly educated about how to handle banking and loan situations....   [tags: Personal Finance] 1217 words
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Patience is the Key When Trying to Conceive - ... This is how it all began. This is where we went over the line. Scientists saw this ability and used it in a form of greed. How. Well now they have begun using it for not just medical use, but personal use. They began separating the genders of the embryos, and implanted the desired gender into the female. Scientists quote, “If you do get pregnant, PGD guarantees with almost 100% certainly that you’ll have a baby of your desired gender”. Do you understand what they are saying. Well basically “If it works, you get your baby, but if it doesn’t, too bad”....   [tags: birth, pgd, God] 1284 words
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Community Service Taught Me Patience - “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ― Mahatma Gandhi I was surprised by a call from an acquaintance that took horseback riding lessons with me a few years ago. She was looking for volunteers to assist at the Children’s Rehab Center. I accepted her offer, thinking of how much fun it would be to be around horses once again. My volunteer work with disabled children, horses and physical therapists helped me learn to be more patient with myself and others....   [tags: Volunteer Work, Service Learning] 501 words
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Ethics - Virtue of Patience - Virtue and Patience In order to survive these days, there need to be at least some standards and goals of morality in a person's life. Moral excellence is definitely hard to achieve, but is something worth while to attempt. Personally, there are many distractions and obstructions the present day provides, creating a difficulty of direction in my own life. I need to overcome obstacles such as peer pressure in order to become a confident, successful person. The present day provides impediments which I believe I can overcome by way of morality and virtue....   [tags: essays research papers] 1369 words
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Patience in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald - Benjamin Franklin said it best “He that can have patience can have what he will.” In the novel The Great Gatsby we were introduced to Jay Gatsby, a young man who always fought for what he wanted. Gatsby was a wealthy young man who hosted extravagant parties with the hope that the girl he loves, Daisy Buchanan, will attend one. He would do anything to gain the social status he thought was necessary to win Daisy’s love. Gatsby’s judgment is clouded by the thought of being with Daisy Buchanan. He’s do anything, at any cost....   [tags: jay, tom, daisy] 662 words
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Devepment Requires, Hard Work, Patience, and Effort - Development of every single thing occurs only step by step and there is no other way for this. It never happens rapidly and suddenly. It is hard and continuous process, which requires patience and a lot of effort. Our world developed the same way. Every single step or we can say period of world history brought some new, crucial and influential innovations to people’s lives. One of such periods is the time between second half of the 17th century and first half of 20th century. This is the period from the end of Thirty Years’ War – Peace of Westphalia (1648) and the beginning of World War I (1914)....   [tags: lincoln, civil war, karl marx] 1573 words
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Learning Patience and Responsibility at Hell's Pizza - Learning Patience and Responsibility at Hell's Pizza Even the job from hell can teach you patience and responsibility. When you hear the name Peter Piper Pizza, you may think a fun family restaurant. When I hear Peter Piper Pizza I get chills down my spine. Having worked there for about two years, I started to get annoyed over every little thing that was a part of my job. I had the worst position that they had, Game Technician. When I first applied for the job, the game guy was going to be the easiest job that I could find....   [tags: Peter Piper Pizza Jobs Workplace Essays] 1116 words
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Friendships, Love and Patience in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain - ... Nevertheless, he showed no concern of what society thought and risked keeping Jim’s confidential information. Gradually, Huck began to exceed society’s barrier between friendships of black and white people. Huck battled with his childhood teachings and morality as he struggled to make a decision between right and wrong. As the two approached the city of Cairo, Jim constantly praised Huck for keeping his promise with him. Guilt bubbled inside of Huck when he came to realize that he was committing a big sin if he helped free a slave....   [tags: slave, jim, guilt] 572 words
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The Power of Patience - The Civil Rights Movement represents a “mass movement” were blacks unified to combat the ideologies of white supremacy, racism and discrimination. During this movement when challenging the social and political framework of society, blacks faced may obstacles. The books Walking with the Wind by John Lewis and Civilities and Civil Rights by William H. Chafe demonstrate the obstacles faced by the participants in the sit-ins and those faced by the Freedom Riders. Both the sit-ins and the Freedom Rides are examples of non-violence resistance used to show “firsthand the kind of anger and ugliness that the peaceful movement for civil rights was promoting in the South (Lewis, 99)”....   [tags: American History, Social Issues] 1546 words
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Insights in A Celebration of Grandfathers by Rudolfo A. Anaya - ... Anaya had cried out many times that he couldn’t learn English, but his grandfather taught him that patience was a needed virtue in learning a new language. Patience can also be used in another place in his story. When Anaya tells about the well behaved horses that his grandfather owned, that would draw a wagon without a single whip, just mere clicking of the tongue and the use of the reins. Most people did not have the patience to train their horses to that extent. They merely hitch them up, and let loose with the whip....   [tags: Patience, Love, Family] 528 words
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Rodeo Remedies in the Poem Slam, Dunk, and Hook - Washakie County School District sponsors many sports and clubs. Sports include football, wrestling, soccer, basketball, track, cross country, and golf. Some clubs or other teams include key club, forensics team, FFA, and several others. But there are also several teams that the school district do not support or sponsor. Such as baseball, bowling, downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding, ultimate frisbee and rodeo. In the poem, “Slam, Dunk, and Hook”, the author talks about the thrills of a sport and what people can learn from them....   [tags: patience, confidence, and frugality] 545 words
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The Four Negative Effects of Society by Alice Martin - ... A very good example of this is when a child is, again, playing an online video game and his Internet connection goes haywire, resulting in his game lagging severely or him getting ejected from the lobby due to his bad connection. The child is now losing patience with his Wi-Fi when it could be an easy fix, such as a blown fuse. Martin goes on to talk about Declined Writing Skills. In today’s futuristic world, shortcuts are made literally everywhere, especially in technology. When students are assigned a formal paper to write, they may catch themselves using “u” instead of “you” due to the slang that is extremely common in digital communication....   [tags: modern technology, patience, interaction] 940 words
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My Daughter has Taught Me to be a Better Person - ... Nowadays, I just tell the misinformed people she is special, and answer any questions that come my way without getting the least bit angry. Without having Alexis in my life, I am not sure I would be able to walk away so easily. In order to be so patient, I must have also gotten her inner strength. Being physically strong is nice, but being strong emotionally is much harder. I used to think I was tough having survived a rough childhood and other people’s addictions, but then I had my daughter....   [tags: seizures, patience, struggles] 718 words
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Questions and Answers on The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho - ... I also believe he made Santiago the shepherd boy in the image of him. So he could explain how even through rough times he didn’t give up on his dream and hopeful by him writing the Alchemist he can help other individuals follow their hearts to their dreams even though it seems like it’s a never ending battle there going through just to accomplish that dream. 4. This question is for everyone: If you were asked to write a literary analysis paper based on this novel, what would your thesis be....   [tags: allegory, dreams, patience ] 1018 words
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Tennis: A Sport for Everyone - When I was a child, I was extremely skeptical of tennis. Many times when I visited my aunt, she would be intently watching tennis on her large, homely television. I did not understand her fascination at the time. I, like many others, did not appreciate the lure of the sport, and deemed it boring for many years. Then the summer before high school came, and I was looking for something new, so I decided to attend the county’s tennis camp. This, as I later realized, was the best decision I ever made....   [tags: Confidence, Patience, Exercise]
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Disabled Child and Adolescent Counseling - ... The saying “that it takes a village to raise a child” must be used to win the war that our children are facing with depression. The problem with depression is that parents often times don’t recognize or believe that their child could be going through a depression period and need any help. Society today has a look of what is normal behavior and what is abnormal in children. So it can be hard for parents to know whether their child is going through a simple normal “phase” or suffering from depression....   [tags: depression, spiritual, patience]
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The Body's Response to Stress - ... Stress is normally associated as a negative event but it could prove to be a positive event as it forces an individual to re-evaluate life choices and schedules influencing stress. Stress is not considered a medical diagnosis, however severe stress which continues for a long time may lead to a diagnosis of anxiety, depression or severe mental health problems and this could prove detrimental to an individual’s physical or mental health and well-being if it is not effectively combated. AC2 Individuals may encounter stress regularly, some common causes of stress which may occur in our everyday lives are Life changes, changes to our everyday routine however big or small contribute to stress....   [tags: health, adaptations, patience]
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Parental Relationships in Poetry - Poem at 39 written by Alice Walker focuses on the relationship between a father and daughter. From the first line, “How I miss my father”, it is already clear that Walker loves her father and wishes to be with him, but he is absent. When she was born her father was “so tired”. It is not clear why he was, but it might have been from the burden of another mouth to feed or from debt. She wishes that he had not been as tired as he was, showing that she cares about him and possibly feels guilty for making him feel worse during the tough times....   [tags: conflict, finances, patience]
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Personal Trainer Palo Alto: What are the Qualities to Look for When Hiring One? - ... Getting fit and healthy will require a lot of patience because this is a goal that needs consistency in order to achieve it. Further, it should be seen as well in the personality of a personal trainer you want to work with. One of the reason you hired a personal trainer is because you have insufficient amount of knowledge of making yours goals into reality. Because of this, a client especially the beginners in this field will ask a lot of question, will expect a lot from their trainers and will be more doubtful in every procedure....   [tags: trainer, change, fitness, goals, patience] 516 words
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Asceticism in Buddhism and Hinduism - Asceticism in Buddhism and Hinduism Asceticism is derived from the Greek word “askesis”, meaning practice, bodily exercise, and athletic training (Cambell). Early Christians adopted this concept to foretell of the spiritual things in order to acquire habits of virtue. Virtue is the behavior showing high moral standards. There also is natural asceticism in meaning it is for self-improvement and aims directly to natural virtues such as temperance, patience, and chastity. The following will explain what asceticism is, why asceticism is practiced, and the nature of asceticism practices in Hindu and Buddhist traditions....   [tags: Self Improvement, Temperance, Patience, Chastity]
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The Most Critical Talents a Teacher Must Possess - The Most Critical Talents a Teacher Must Possess A.) In my opinion, the three most critical talents a teacher must possess are patience, creativity, and adaptability. Through the years I have grown to understand the saying, “Patience is a virtue.” I feel it is a gift to have the patience to work with a large group of children, whose needs and abilities range at different levels. Everyone becomes frustrated during his/her profession, but a teacher must have the ability to hide those frustrations so the happiness of every child will be ensured....   [tags: Patience Creativity Adaptability Teaching Essays] 493 words
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Practicing Patience as I Wait to Receive my Certificate of Ministry - They say that if you work hard you can get where you want to be in life. I learned recently that you can’t always get what you want, even if you work hard to get it. For the last several years I’ve been studying with the Bible College, to get my Certificate of Ministry. Doing this in the hopes of making a lifelong dream come true, to go into full time ministry. With more than two years of study under my belt, and year of mentoring, I was ready to apply with the State District Council to get my Certificate of Ministry....   [tags: Ministry, Theology, personal narrative] 1218 words
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Holistics Ways of Bringing Patience Relief Using Alternative Medicine - There are many ways to treat different illnesses in western medicine, but there are even more when we look into complementary alternative medicine. As nurses, we can help our patients achieve the balance of mind-body-spirit through alternative holistic interventions. Our main focus as nurses should be to heal our patients as a whole and not just the body how western medicine looks at patients. The purpose of this paper is to discuss holistic ways of bringing our patients relief using alternative medicine....   [tags: passionflower, zen yoga, anxiety]
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My Future Career in Nursing - My reasons for selecting a career in nursing stem directly from my desire to help our prospering population and community. This career appeals to me because it embodies what I strive to become, a person of influence, a guide, a respected adult, a mentor, and a person that can be trusted and looked up to with great passion. Another reason for selecting a career in nursing has a lot to do with my current job position at Generations Elder Care. Working with the elderly community at this personal care home has enriched my life in many ways, including one for my passion of learning more about the nursing field....   [tags: education, patience, compassion] 521 words
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Buddhism from a Christian View - ... The first truth is the recognition of suffering and the temporary happiness in life. The Buddha summarizes suffering into three categories; suffering of suffering, suffering of change and all-pervasive suffering. The first refers to aspects like pain, fear and mental suffering. The second details the suffering that change brings to our lives. The last category is wrapped around the thought that the potential to suffer is always there, lingering around us waiting to steal our happiness. In comparison Christians may link the types of suffering Buddhist speak of to the suffering Jesus endured for all of humanity....   [tags: zen, true happiness, patience] 904 words
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Person-Centred and Relationship-Centred Care - This essay is an exploration of my own perceptions about person-centred and relationship-centred care directives from the positive and the negative perceptions of effectiveness felt from all stakeholders. Reflecting on my original thoughts relating to providing a person-centred care directive has not changed, it has only become firmer, especially with the addition of relationship-centred care. Person-centredness is the underpinning I received in my training as a counsellor, with one of my elective units being family and relationships....   [tags: empathy, counseling, patience]
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Analysis of Shakespeare's Hamlet - An individual plays a vital role in keeping patience to reveal the truth. In the play HAMLET, Shakespeare demonstrates the way of thinking of a character and how they deal with it. Through the comparison of two characters of hamlet and Ophelia, the reader is shown the nobility roles, madness and their tragic deaths after the death of their father. “O heart, lose not thy nature”. Viewing the wordings of these particular words, we can observe how hamlet endeavors to make himself patient in the position of being dealt as a son, while he goes to his mother....   [tags: critical essay, literary analysis] 790 words
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The Kingdom of Heaven - Although the path to the Kingdom of Heaven is available to everyone, not all people will travel it because it is believed by some to be too difficult or people do not take the time to understand what it takes. The answer was spoken by Jesus Christ and it is written throughout the Bible, predominantly in the Synoptic Gospels. For those who choose to take the righteous path, there are many things that the individual needs to know and expect. It is the difficult path, full of troubles but, in the end, the reward is greater than anything....   [tags: jesus christ, god, bible]
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The Relation Between Financial Literacy and Financial Wellbeing - Debt: a word that seems to strike fear in the hearts of Americans. Unfortunately, that fear is being faced. Most of the people who lived through the Great Depression have a distrust for banks and credit cards. These people learned from trusting the bank with large amounts of money, and now go to extreme measures to protect their money. In 2008, a similar recession hit the United States and caused many people to lose money. Credit card debt continually increased throughout the 20th and 21st century....   [tags: Financial Knowledge]
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Success in The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls - ... Struggle comes from the progress of our success and achievement. It is an indication that we poured all of our time and patience into the things we pursue. Jeannette Walls, the author of The Glass Castle, explain her struggles. She survives by finding foods from the trash can and earns money by babysitting, exchanging scrap metal, finding jobs, and from her parents. As a graduating student from high school, receiving my diploma is an indication that I worked my whole school year from kindergarten to high school....   [tags: encouragement, struggles, hardship] 803 words
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Being the Best Missionary to the Indians - ... The fact of their skills not up to par with ours is mainly because as a Jesuit we have been trained for tough situations and for the purpose of communicating with new people who others may not want to converse with. This brings up the next quality to which is cultural sensitivity. Cultural sensitivity means one must be wanting and willing to set aside their own cultural ideas, beliefs, and patterns for the native culture. The reason for one having to set aside their culture is to learn the new views, values, language, beliefs, and patterns in communication of the natives....   [tags: teamwork, respect, culture] 874 words
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Emerson's Theories of Education vs Modern-day Theories - Emerson and today’s theories of education view discipline as necessary for the progress of students in the classroom; however, Emerson’s beliefs differ from modern-day theories of discipline in "respecting a child" encompassing "patience", "the receiving mind" and "discovers for himself his goal in life." Emerson realized that progressive learning is not a dictator relationship. "Respecting a child" will enhance the student’s ability to achieve their goals. As today’s society lives in the fast lane so does our educational society....   [tags: Compare Contrast]
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Philosophy of Music Education - One thing that defines us as human beings is our ability to pass knowledge from generation to generation. My role as educator is to encourage this passing of knowledge while equipping students with the desire to continue this tradition. This process encourages students to better themselves through learning, so in turn they may better their families, communities and the world. Education empowers individuals to positively impact their own future by constantly progressing forward. This characteristic of education ensures that it is never stagnant and never regressing....   [tags: Philosophy of Education, Music, Education, ] 412 words
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My Educational Philosophy - My Educational Philosophy As a child, it is hard to understand adults’ intentions. Whether it is punishing a young child for running out in the street or even directing them not to leave toys on the staircase, adults have a profound authority over children, which is sometimes misunderstood. Adults instill vital qualities in children. Though children may disregard adults’ authority at first, at one point in their lives, they will understand the reasoning behind it all. At the age of 5, I began to realize that the adults in my environment were reflecting the virtue of patience upon me....   [tags: Philosophy Education Teaching Teachers Essays] 754 words
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Griselda, Beatrice, and Kate - In comparison with Griselda, the model of femininity and eponymous for patience and obedience, neither Beatrice, from Much Ado About Nothing, nor Kate, from The Taming of the Shrew, display idealized classical femininity. Instead, Beatrice and Kate perform Shakespeare’s representation of the unruly woman in such a way that directly goes against everything that a woman should be. This causes Beatrice and Kate’s respective suitors Benedick and Petruchio to display their masculinity in a manner that counteracts their respective unruly woman’s behavior....   [tags: Comparative, The Model of Femininity] 2202 words
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John Bunyan’s Pilgrime's Progress - Many people wonder what it would be like to go from a dangerous city where they live and journey to a plentiful heaven. This storyline is portrayed in John Bunyan’s allegorical book, Pilgrim’s Progress. This fascinating story describes the life of Christian, a married man living in the City of Destruction, who longs to travel to the Celestial City. As Christian struggles to stay on the right, though more difficult path, I fight to focus in school and not pay attention to distracting ideas....   [tags: Literary Analysis of Pilgrime's Progress]
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Odysseus and Penelope - Odysseus and Penelope Odysseus and Penelope are the best two example of what it really means to be human because of their great courage to overcome all obstacles for a greater cause. There is not one true definition on what it means to be human, but the most knowledgeable definition of “human” is to be created in the image of God. The attributes that really set humans apart from all the other animals on earth are imagination, reason, and will. These three human faculties make us who we are because we have the ability to counter plate our own mortality....   [tags: Odysseus, Analysis] 620 words
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Picking Fights over Strangers over Small Indignities: "King Curtis’s Echo” by Max Thayer, - In the short story, “King Curtis’s Echo”, by Max Thayer, the author mostly focuses on his revelation that in the spirit of self-preservation, picking fights with strangers over small indignities, is a bad idea and can have fatal consequences. He does not bring to light the other obvious point in his tale: possessing people skills to begin could have prevented the situation altogether. A little tact, patience, and forethought would have gone a long way in sparing the author the plethora of indignities that he ultimately brought upon himself....   [tags: King Curtis’s Echo, Max Thayer,] 621 words
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Perspective in Christine de Pizan The Treasure of the City of Ladies - The achievement of gender equality is one of the most important movements for advancement of society. In the High Middle Ages, however, it was even more challenging to bring such sensitive debate. Christine de Pizan, a highly educated and religious woman, chose an unusual pathway for a woman in her era that she became a writer to support her family. Christine’s work, “The Treasure of the City of Ladies,” could be seen as feminist because she offered a broad view of how an ideal artisan’s wife should be....   [tags: feminist, artist, wife, soceity] 521 words
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Early Childhood Education: Guiding the Behavior of Students - Early Childhood Education teachers know that our children deserve to learn the important lessons from us and to acquire important habits with our help. Teachers and future teachers want our children to grow up to be responsible adults. Also, teachers are trying to find the perfect way to deal with children with different type of behavior. Teachers have to deal with parents, giving them a satisfactory result of their child developmental progress and security. My philosophy of guiding young children behavior is to use the combination of collaboration, positive attitude, and patience....   [tags: Elementary education] 624 words
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Accepting Disabilities in On His Blindness by John Milton - The narrative poem “On his Blindness,” written by John Milton, is an Italian sonnet which reflects upon a religious man’s perspective of how to accept ones disabilities. The poet is effective in doing so, as he uses both figurative imagery and religious references to convey the struggle and challenges that the disabled endure. "On his Blindness," is a poem that reveals a religious man’s acceptance of his lack of vision through a conversation with “Patience”. Milton often refers to his inability to see by using figurative imagery to contrast light and dark images throughout the poem....   [tags: essays research papers] 730 words
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Miss Moore´s Teachings in Toni Cade Bambara's “The Lesson” - ... Miss Moore also makes her intelligence evident from the methods she uses to teach Sylvia and the other children. Unlike planting them in classrooms, she takes them out on trips to show them the real world. Despite all the insults she receives from the Fathahulla 2 children, the children view her as a knowledgeable figure and engage in her lessons. In this one trip she takes them to a toy store, F.A.Q Schwarz, and lets them scope out the toys and their prices. The children soon realize that the prices are beyond their dreams and begin to wonder who these people are that spend so much....   [tags: Harlem, Underpriviledged, Children]
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A Church in the Slums, A Life Changed - Certain incidents in a man’s life can change his ways forever. One of these types of instances may be a wedding, a birthday, a first-pitch, or even running in to the right person in the hallway on a given day. For me, one experience that really changed my outlook of life was my mission trip to Costa Rica back when I was in the ninth grade. In fact, this journey taught me quite a bit about what it takes to be a man of God, what a true servant looks like, that patience and humility are a perfect match, and the real joy of giving one’s time and abilities for someone else....   [tags: Personal Experience ]
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The Positive Life Long Impacts of Music - Nearly everyone appreciates music, whether he or she is listening to it, or creating music. However, creating music is more than just someone’s voice or their hands playing an instrument. Despite how universal music may be, schools are still trying to get rid of music education programs. A child learning about music is learning to use multiple skill sets, often all at the same time. Music education prepares students for learning by helping the development of their basic skills and capacities. In addition, many students find music to be an enjoyable and relaxing class....   [tags: music education, musician, students]
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