My Family, Values, And My Philosophy Of Life

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Philosophy of life is an overall vision of or attitude toward life and the purpose of life (Merriam Webster). This point in my life I have taken a few values that I hold in high regards. These values include family, friendship, moral, love, education, optimist, happiness, and purpose. I will be describing in this essay my philosophy and why I hold these values of high regards in my life.
Family
Family is one of my top values and something I hold dear in my life. From the moment I was brought into this world family has been a mix of experiences and emotions for me. “There are times when wisdom cannot be found in the chambers of parliament or the halls of academia but at the unpretentious setting of the kitchen table (E.A. Bucchianeri).” It is family that helps you though the hard times. From something small like an injuries to illnesses and divorce. Family will be there to help you through those hard times. It could be something as simple as helping with the bills or taking you to the treatments.
One of the values my family has taught me is always work hard. If I receive a payment or gift, then I earned it though the hard work I put into the activity or job. My mother always said that nothing in life is ever free someone is always paying for it. To truly take value in your accomplishment, you have to earn them. There
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I understand that an attempt to describe my value of love is connected with a great amount of mystery and hard to truly define. Love is too deep, and we can’t truly define it (Aristotle, 2010). I think that for the majority of people love defines happiness and purpose in ones life. When I do not have a feeling of love, I don’t feel complete concern towards them, or I can’t be happy to full extent as there happiness. It is similar to the concept out of site out or mind (Macionis, 2005). No matter how successful my career is, it is means nothing without loved ones around

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