Role Models Of Good Moral Character

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As a child and adolescent, I had five people that were role models of good moral character. These five people influenced me and nurtured my own moral character. Each of them had different personalities and different qualities. However, they all taught me very important life lessons. My parents provided for my brother and I, to have a very comfortable and privileged lifestyle. We did not lack opportunity. If we desired to accomplish a dream, no matter how big or small, our parents did everything to help us accomplish that dream. They instilled in us that we could accomplish anything we set our minds to. My mother was and is a very strong and successful career woman. She had a I will accomplish whatever I set out to do, moto. My mother taught …show more content…
My parents worked very hard, and the first seven years of my life I spent a significant amount of time with them. My grandfather was always there to help, whatever the circumstances were. He helped my parents in any way he could. Weather it was making sure, I got to an event or cutting our grass, so my father, could run his business without any extra stress. My grandfather served his family. He loved his wife and was faithful to her in every manor. He watched after and provided the best life he could for their eight children and a numerous amount of grandchildren. He was faithful to a fault. He had the biggest heart and an extremely healthy temperament. He loved like Jesus did. Always, putting others before himself, and always doing unto others as he would have done to him. My grandmother was my safe-haven. She took care of others, children and adults. She modeled to me to be a caregiver. She made oatmeal over the stove, from scratch biscuits, white gravy, and lemon pound cake. She cooked and baked the best food I have ever eaten. She put love into her food, always giving forth her best. She cleaned up after countless babies, rocked them in her arms and watched them grow. Most importantly, she taught them to love and fear the Lord. She listened to her grown children and grandchildren as the spoke of their day, week or year. She offered the best advice she knew how to, and always told them to get right with the Lord …show more content…
Gravino was always kind, compassionate and patient. She treated each student with respect, never looking down on us because of our age. She always thought of others and educated us on her missionary work in Africa. Teaching us that we were blessed to live in the United States, where we could go to school, get a good education and provide a comfortable life for ourselves and or our family, from the diverse job opportunities at our finger tips. She taught us that we should show compassion to the less fortunate people around the world, who would never be presented with such opportunities. She had the patients with students, who did not grasp a lesson the first time, spending extra time after school to reteach the lesson. She gave second and third chances to turn in assignments always giving her students the chance to rise to the occasion. “The most generous children were those who watched the teacher give but not say

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