The Importance Of A Caring Daughter, Exemplary Sister And A Selfless Individual

1052 Words Oct 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
An author of Saint Paul Trois, C. JoyBell C., believed that “When you lose sight of yourself, you lose your way. To keep your truth in sight you must keep yourself in sight and the world to you should be a mirror to reflect to you your image; the world should be a mirror that you reflect upon.” Looking back into my life, I’ve uncovered many roles that I have carried out to mode me into the person I am today. A role is described as the set of norms, values, behaviors, and personality characteristics attached to a status. From my childhood, I was first introduced to fulfilling the roles and responsibilities of a daughter, sister and soon later, establishing a stable, meaningful self. As I reflect on myself, I begin to review my steps to a caring daughter, exemplary sister and a selfless individual. Reminiscing as a high school senior, beginning to enter the realms of the adult life of responsibilities, I grasp the concept of gratitude and appreciation for those who have served an influential role in my life.

Growing up with a karaoke machine, my sister and I began to learn of popular older songs such as the song “Papa” by Paul Anka released in 1974. Singing along with my dad, by the age of ten, I knew the lyrics by heart. My favorite verse was “Everyday my papa would work, To try to make ends meet, To see that we would eat, Keep those shoes upon my feet”. This stanza highlights the efforts his father had contributed to the family such as maintaining a source of income to…

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