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    There are several reasons as to why the Irish Catholic Church might have made Frank’s childhood a misery, to start; his religion was forced on him. Growing up, Frank attended both the Catholic Church and school and during those times, since the clergy had such immense power of the society, they worked together hand-in-hand. Because the church is in control of the school, it is also in control of the students and can decide what they should learn and not and it is in the schools that the children are prepared for First Communion and Confession. In preparation for the First Communion the children have to learn “(…) the catechism backwards, forwards and sideways [and] the Ten Commandments, the Seven Deadly Virtues, Divine and Moral, the Seven…

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    “If the golden carp was a god, who was the man on the cross? The Virgin? Was my mother praying to the wrong God?” (Anaya 81). Growing up, Antonio learns that he is supposed to be monotheistic. When he learns about the Golden Carp, he is tasting the forbidden fruit that is polytheism. Antonio feels like his whole world is crashing down on him because he is turning his back on the church, his family, and his beliefs. Antonio witnessing the death of Lupito causes another rift in the mind of the…

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    At my First Communion, I was welcomed to receive the body and blood of Jesus Christ. Each mass that I attended I received the body and blood of Christ, it was one the most sacred parts of the mass as we are worshiping Jesus Christ as he saved us from sin. During mass, they would always read a passage from the Bible. Each passage that was read I would attentively listen to what was being said. The stories that would be told through the Bible were eye opening and would make me wonder about how…

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    I am part of an amazing community of faith, knowledge, and service. I started off in a small, half-day classroom, where I met many of my great friends. In kindergarten, I remember reading and talking about how Jesus died on the cross for us and learning numerous prayers that we use today. Over the next couple years, my faith grew. In Mrs. Smith’s second grade class, she taught and prepared me for First Communion. I then was beginning to realize what I believed in, and what qualities I have…

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    the 14th of January 1881. At some point during the early 1900s, Jessie married a man by the name of John Carmichael Dunning. Born in Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire in Scotland in 1882 to parents William and Janet (née Carmichael) Dunning, John was a telegraphist like Jessie’s father. Few reasons would have given Jessie reason to leave Heart’s Content, much less Newfoundland, while she was still unmarried. For this reason, I believe she probably met John locally. They may have been married and…

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    In 1374, he received the crown living of Lutterworth in Leicestershire, which he retained until his death. Wycliffe received his early education close to his home. It is not known when he first came to Oxford, with which he was so closely connected until the end of his life, but he is known to have been at Oxford around 1345. Thomas Bradwardine was the archbishop of Canterbury, and his book On the Cause of God against the Pelagians, a bold recovery of the Pauline-Augustine doctrine of grace,…

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    mature aged student studying via distance education, it can sometimes be difficult to self-manage and find a healthy balance between life, work and study. Additionally, information overload can prove overwhelming, hindering proper memory retention, after having been out of the learning environment for numerous years. Discovering what strategies work best is an individual process of trial, error and re-evaluation. The time management and learning strategies I will explore to counteract these…

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    In the book Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens the author Sean Covey tells you about seven habits that would be good for most teens to start or either keep doing. These habits are Be proactive,Begin with the end in mind,put first things first,Think win-win,Seek first to understand then be understood,Synergize, and Sharpen the saw all of these will help all people but they will help teens more than others. Habit one “Be proactive” Being proactive is an important habit as it is the base for…

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    mutually. For instance, in my workplace, teachers are mandated to employ their teaching capabilities and talents to ensure that learners produce the best results. There are a combination of talents and abilities to effectively enhance the overall outcome. It is for this reason that the maturity continuum fosters interdependence over independence and dependence since there are collective efforts and capability in the interdependence paradigm. Besides, there is a pool of talents and abilities from…

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    In the movie The Village, M. Night Shyamalan depicts simplicity, peace and welfare within the people in a small isolated community in olde Pennsylvania. M. Night Shyamalan instills readers that working together as a community is the ideal of simplicity and an easy lifestyle. Likewise, in the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, Sean Covey strives to teach young readers the importance in healthy habits that will further benefit in their foreseeable future. When comparing the two sources, there are…

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