Running head: How then shall I live?
How then shall I live?
Robert Morris University
Professor John C. R. Silbert
Introduction to Ethics
My Life Teacher
Whether it’s a person, song, book or whatever it might be everyone has some kind of influence in their lives. An influence can drive someone to better themselves, or maybe send them in the wrong direction. They really determine the way people turn out. Just like anyone else, I have...
My Journey of Faith
Though I have no memory of it, my journey of faith began when I was baptized at St. Michael’s Church in East Longmeadow at three months old. From that point on, I have always been brought up as a Catholic. Prior to the age of twelve, I never really knew much about my faith...
There are three main factors that have a huge impact on my life: age, gender, and race/ethnicity. These factors have affected everyone in some way within their lifetime. A long time ago black women were used for house work, black men were used for manual labor, white women were kind of just there to...
How often do we make a wish and really believe that the wish will come true? As adults we are more grounded in reality and we do not expect anything to appear...
The phone rings at 6:30 in the morning. When my father answers it, I can hear the tone of his voice change with each sentence that’s being said. He hangs up the phone a few minutes later and calls me into the living room. He says to me, “How would you feel about having another sister?” Me, being the...
think of my mom. My mom is caring, encouraging, and she loves me. I won’t be able to make it to today if she had never taught me all those lessons of life.
My mom cares for my family and me. She cares about my schoolwork as well as housework. My grandma once told me that when my mom was my age, she...
Demon from My Past
Imagine finding a little girl curled up in the fetal position in between two video games that you would find in a dark, musty bowling alley, sobbing. You go to put your arms around her to console her, she mumbles in a quiet voice, “Why me?” You do not understand what has taken...
“once upon a time” love story of my life is very different in many different ways; it goes a little something like this:
Once upon a time there was a 15 year old teenage girl, just a plain ordinary teenager with my own set of problems, my own way of life, my own ways of dealing with things,...
You Never Know How Much You Love Someone Until You Lose Them!
As a kid, I always felt like my mother favored my sister more than I. I’m the oldest of three while my sister “Felicia” also known as “Fee” is the middle child, who always seem to have things go her way. My sister and I are exactly one and...
Last week while I was writing in my journal, telling you about what I was doing in college, I looked up while collecting my thoughts and I noticed the fortune cookie from dinner the night before on my headboard. I decided to eat it as my tears fell down my cheek. When I opened...
April 17, 2011
1.What My Family Is Like
scope of ethics is vast and complex. It examines our values and asks questions about what it means to be a “good” or “bad” person, how we should live our lives, and how we should interact with our fellow peers. There are very few things in the world that do not involve ethics in some way. Whether we...
Hispanic family. Our heritage has many traditions, which my family still follows today. As a little girl my mother would tell me about her special day when she turned fifteen, she would called it a Quinceanera. Typically, in a little girl’s life, turning fifteen is one step closer to becoming a young...
My Philosophy of Education
By Jennifer Ruscoe
I believe in education for all. When I say all, I mean all. Everybody in this world deserves to get the best education possible and available to them. Children and adults, the literate and non-literate; all deserve life long learning. I am willing...
Life without a father
Oh! Oh! Oh! Now that’s our winner today at Long Beach surfers’ competition Ben Tovar!!!! by following
Second place Nick Alvarado and third Kevin Goicochea.
“Wow! Dude great job you’re the beast” Juan said “HEY! Ya’ll wanna get pizza tonight it’s on me.”
Everybody's life has many changes. I am a seventeen-year-old Vietnamese girl. At this moment, I'm thinking about the past and draw a new resolution for my future. The time that I lived in my country, and the short time I have lived here in the United States of America, have shaped me into an useful...
Tribute to my Mother
Claribel Brizuela Rivera
“I believe in love at first sight, because I love my mother since I opened my eyes.” I admire this woman with all my soul. We have been together through thick and thin. She has giving me the reasons to consider her a strong, supportive, determined...
October 11, 2009
What was your family life?
Oldest of 4 children
Live with 4 uncles
What things do you remember about your childhood?
I remember very clearly the moment I received a phone call from my cousin, Michelle telling me that my mom was in the hospital and things weren’t looking good. She said, “Hannah, your mom is in the hospital, and she’s not doing very well. I don’t know many details, but you should come down right...
My Dear Charity,
Where do I start? How do I begin a farewell when I still can't believe you're gone? How do I say goodbye to a part of my soul?
The day you were born I felt this indescribable love. One I had never known before. From the beginning of your life I never knew I could have a love...
Throughout one's life, an infinite amount of decision must be made. These decisions, either big or small, will direct your future and ultimately the course of your life. When asked to write about a significant and influential event that has occurred in my life, several different thoughts came to my mind. There...
Difference in My Life: My Mother
My mother is the most influential person in my life. She has taught me various things in life and her endless support has made a difference in my life. One thing I have learned from her is how to have a successful business. Growing up and seeing my mom owning and running...
Letter to My Future Children
Dear future Children,
I have longed for you as long as I can remember. There is nothing in this world that I would not have done to be able to hold you in my arms and look at you in love and awe. I worked hard to get you here, spent many nights laying in bed...
Saiusa Kongsakorn My Heroine Today is the first time that I share about the woman who raises me, her honor, a piece without her beside me. I wrote about her and I want to tell her that she still in me, where ever she stays I want to tell her that I love her but deeply feeling, it more than the word...
Breaking My Principles I have always stood up for my principles, but lately I can’t seem to keep them in track. My parents raised me to listen to them and do what they said all the time and you and I know that always happens. I have also been taught to be as loyal as possible to my friends but there...
Alcoholism and how it Affected Me
I was 4 years old when I realized my mother was an alcoholic. I can remember walking home from school with my older brother just hoping she was not passed out already. I never knew how it affected me until now. Alcoholism is a family disease and most people...
reason my family has always been a cat and dog person. We have always had many types of dogs because they are loving and protective. But whenever my mind travels through the past, all the happy and sad memories always come together with Tony – my first Chihuahua dog. He was given by my mother on my fourteenth...
to care. I grab my already packed book bag and picture frame. I’m leaving, I’m finally leaving. I thought while moving towards the window. There’s a face in the picture that make me lose my trace of thought. Mom. This all should be a dream. It shouldn’t have happened like this.
“Mom, why’d you leave...
The Young Adult Life Stage |
Adult Development & Aging, BSHS 371 |
Roxanne Arballo September, 2011 |
THE YOUNG ADULT LIFE STAGE
Stress in the young adult life stage seems more prevalent in today's society. One very important point is that kids are growing up...
memory’s with me until my last breath on this earth. In this essay I intend to show how my childhood and adult life to this point has influenced my life, my journey. By utilizing the adult development theories from this class I also intend on showing how they relate to my Life experiences and where I...
My hero is one that is very close to me. My hero is the person that gave birth to me. My hero is my mother. I chose my mom as my hero because to me that is what she is and more. My mom is literally the backbone in the family. She takes care of everything in the family and around the house...
Turning the corner, hoping the hostel was where was supposed to be from the map, my dad and I spotted my mom across the street. With a smile I waved and scampered across the street to her. With a sigh of relief, I went up and hugged her with the feeling of safety that we were in the...
“Essentials” of Going Back to School
September 8, 2010
Thinking of how important education can be and will bring about a direct change in your life. It builds character, corrects mindsets, and brings about stability in you daily living. Education is a valuable...
What is this you ask? It’s my project in English a seemingly bleak autobiography at best. I’m Joseph Del Valle Galauran, now that I think about it my name is just so simple it’s not that I hate it, but I could’ve at least have had a second name. So comes the tedious parts; I live at Quezon City, born...
Owning a business and taking care of her family is very tough along with a second job. My mother Michelle is one of the most important people to me. Having four kids to worry about Is also one more thing making her life tough. I am grateful for all the things she has done for me like putting a warm delicious...
English 101 Essay #1
Should I jump? Do I want to continue marinating in the numb abyss in which I’ve been? Or, deep down do I yearn to take a risk and live?
I guess that when day-to-day survival became so extremely painful, when it literally hurt to breathe-I did...
significant influence on me, the name comes quickly: Mom. She hasn't had a significant influence on me simply because she raised me, but because of the circumstances she did it under and the things that she taught me along the way.To put it simply, my mom is truly the most amazing woman I have ever met....
if there is no influence from a peer or family member. Just like everyone else, I have struggled to find the correct career for myself throughout my life. I am happy to say that even though deciding on a career path has been difficult, I can say that I have had a mentor that has strongly influenced...
My favorite teacher is Calleb,a teacher from East Africa.For me,Calleb is not only an English teacher but also a mentor of my life.He is a great English teacher because the way he teach English is interesting and funny.For example:He lets us play word puzzle to remember the vocabulary,and sing a song...
March 4, 2009
“The purpose of life is a life of purpose,” said by Robert Byrne. The meaning of this quote can be put into many examples, for one, the point of life is to live. If a person isn’t going to go out and in the world and show them, who they are...
Hello my name is Eli Horton, I’m twenty four and this is a story about my life. I was born in Chicago, to a wealthy family who has ruled the city for generations. My dad who is one of the cities biggest mobsters controls every aspect of the underground world. My mother lives a double life. During the...
September 14, 2008
Fear Shining Through My Rose Window
It was an unusual sunny and warm day outside for November. I remember sitting in Phillips Chapel waiting to hear the usual echoing voice say “6” over the microphone...
My first time
No matter what you ever do in life, you will always have a first time. Your first time might be the best experience of your life, or you might learn a lesson from a bad decision. In my case, I decided to go against my own word on drinking alcohol, and I told my friends I would...
I Never Sang for My Father
Introduction to Family Therapy
July 19, 2013
Tom Garrison was a mayor of a small town in Westchester County and highly respected by the community but most did not know that he was distant, cold and egocentric...
room with my father and my brother, mom was down the hall in the office working on paying bills, and we had just eaten dinner. It was when my father said, “Go get your mother, we need to talk to you guys,” that I knew I was right all along. It was that night that changed the rest of my life, and left...
Worst Day of My Life
Think about the most terrifying scream you have ever heard, now intensify that by about a million times; that is the scream I was woken up by at about 6:50 in the morning on April 23rd. This scream was coming from outside. When I realized it was my mother screaming… my heart dropped...
Teen Mom has been an innovative show in the reality show industry because it has opened up to society what a teenage mother goes through as she raises her first child. These girls have matured a long way throughout their Childs birth and their upbringing. The show presents four Teenage girls, now eighteen...
The One Who Influence Me
Everyone has a diverse life style, a different approach to growing up and a unique but different personality. But then again with every difference there is a cause something that prepared you and turned you the way you are. It can involve with culture, background, heritage...
My Life up to Now
The year was 1992 and my mother went into labor. This scared her because it was a month early. I was not expected until early October and here it was September 6th. During the delivery there were a few complications. Finally at 11:56pm I was born. This was four minutes before Labor...
Question: Who is the person tat has influenced you most in your life?
When I first met Dorothy, I was fifteen. She was seventeen. I have this clear memory of her running into the building screaming “ I’m gunna be a princess...
found out that my mother had Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. I am an only child and to hear this about my best friend, my mom, was devastating. Plus, to look at her she looked so normal and healthy, it was hard to imagine that she could have a disease that would eventually take her life. My mom lived for almost...
found out I was pregnant with my daughter. From the day I took the pregnancy test, to the day I had her and beyond, my life changed in many ways. From the revealing of my pregnancy to my delivery, and everything in between, this was a completely life changing stage in my life. The events that took place...
hour cry and reminisce on what my life had been and how much I had been through in just three years.
My boyfriend, who we will refer to as Bo for the sake of this essay, and I had been together for almost two years when I found out in August of 2012 that I was expecting my first child. During the two...
My Life Page 1
My Life: Past & Future
September 29, 2010
My Life Page 2
II. My Life
III. Theoretical Reflection
A. Urie Bornfenbrenner and Ecological...
“My life changing event”
As we go through the journey of life, it is inevitable that nothing will ever stay the same. I believe that everyone has experienced a life changing event, which has changed them or the way they live completely. My significant life changing experience was the day my mom was...
their responsibilities, making life almost unbearable for the mother and child. This was the unpleasant situation my mother and I had to face.
The first time I saw my father was when I was eight years old. Prior to that I seen no pictures or was told nothing about him from my mother and family. So I thought...
Not My Grandpa
It’s about two in the morning and the phone is ringing. Who is calling me at this time? It’s my mom. She never calls this late I am saying to myself. Something must be wrong. Sleepily, I answer the phone. “Brittany”, “I’m so sorry, but Grandpa has passed.” I look around the room...
always tangible, but is that always true? My answer is a big no; I think there are some intangible gifts which show you how to live a better life. I usually get gifts from my friends and relative on different occasions, but the gift which I received from my mother, to respect and care for others, was...
It took me seventeen years to realize what an extraordinary influence my mom has been in my life. She's the kind of person who has thoughtful discussions about her everyday life experiences and what to do about them, the kind of mom who always has time for her kids, and the kind of leader who always has...