My grandmother has acquired the most sincere respect from me, and is the true backbone of our family. My grandmother is truly a self-made, independent woman, and I will return to her the happiness she has given to me. I often wonder what the past was like for my grandmother, trying to fathom how the lucky hands of life are dealt so unfairly. By looking at her now, I can only imagine the hardships she has endured, and the many obstacles she has hurdled as the years transpire. To illustrate, I often study her hands, the painful imperfections, which took years of working multiple jobs, making sure life for her children was as carefree as possible.
She is a supportive and caring mother. To begin with, I admire my mom because she is a hard worker. When mom is not home, she making sure we don't get in trouble. My mother also goes out of her way to take me to school even though she is desperately tired. My mom is a very hard working women, so my siblings and I can have a roof over are heads, clothes on back, and food on the table.
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another,” said Charles Dickens. I learned this to be true, thanks to my dear hero, Oma. My grandmother, or “oma” in Dutch, is everyone’s grandmother. She is caring, generous and kind. Through her example, she has showed me the importance of helping others whenever possible.
My most valuable influence Since I was born there has always been a person in my life that since the first day has loved me, taken care of me, and has been my number one role model. Not only because of the fact that she is my mother, but the thought of how much she had to do to make me who I am today, her incredible personality and love for her family , made her the most valuable influence in my life. Throughout her 38 years of life, my mom has had to experience and overcome easy and hard times just like anyone else. But what really sets her apart from everyone, is the way and circumstances in which she had to learn how to be a strong and wise woman. As a young, single mother, she felt that she had to fight a world full of disappointments and mistakes all by herself but those moments are what made her the brave woman she is today.
Within the past year she has been very supportive with getting me back in school. Had she not been so supportive of my desire to go back to school, I would not be here writing this paper. Of all the great qualities that my mother possesses, the greatest of all is love. She is a loving wife and most importantly the most loving parent I know. She puts my brother and I before her self and never complains at all.
My mom is my hero because she is trying her best to raise me and my little sister through a bad time. Some characteristics of a hero my mom shows everyday are optimism, selflessness, sacrifice, dedication, determination, perseverance, and focus. I admire my mother in a lot of ways. I admire my mom’s optimism. Everyday my mom comes home, the first thing she does is make my little sister and me laugh.
Shauna Kenley Dr. Stevens English 100 6/28/2012 The Antics of Aunt Linda My Aunt Linda was one of the greatest women I have ever met. She was compassionate, caring, and dependable. She loved her family with everything she had and was there for them no matter what. She was always up for a good game of cards, and was one of the funniest people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Aunt Linda’s compassion, caring, and dependable attitude towards people was remarkable.
She takes care of Scout and Jem Finch and the house. She feels very comfortable with the Finches and she can be very strict when they do not follow her orders. She does her work in a happy yet serious way. Calpurnia says what she means without offending anyone. There are very little jobs available to her because of her race and she is considered a part of the Finch's family.
My family raised me to be a strong and good person and I love them so much, especially my mom. My mom has been my best friend ever since the day I was born. I would hate to lose her. Without her, I don’t know what I’d do since she's the one who brought me into this world. Also, my dad has always been there to help me make tough decisions and I love him a lot.
As children, we should always care about our parents, under all conditions. Whether they are healthy or sick, we should always care and perform our duty as children to be good and respectful towards them. This value is portrayed in the character of Mrs. Wong. She takes good care of her sick mother. Although she would feel tired sometimes, but she never complained about it.