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  • Personal Integrity And Leadership Analysis

    this leads to depression and “our life ends up nothing” (Nouwen, Being the Beloved sermon 1 of 8). Admittedly, I still struggle with this even though I believe that “I am the beloved of God” (Ephesians 5:1, NIV Thinline Bible). I recognize that I place too much value on what people think and say about me, and not enough on what God says about me. Another powerful example of integrity in action is in the life of Mother Teresa. Bill Hybels touches upon her story and the persistence she displayed throughout her life. Upon receiving a direct call from God, she relentlessly sought permission by her authority to fulfill this call, even at the expense of devastating rumors (Hybels 264). In one of her letters she writes, “Please forgive me for being so tiresome with my continual appeal, but I have to act this way. Souls of the poor are being lost for want of care and love” (266). It is evident that she cared more about those in need than her own crushed ego. Her example causes me to evaluate my own integrity and persistence. Would I care enough about others to undergo such ridicule? If I truly grasp my identity in Christ, then I would not care about my reputation with others and the answer would be an emphatic, yes! As a result of this week’s study I am looking at my life differently. I realize that how people view me, how they treat me, and what they say about me has been a controlling aspect of my life. As often as I have studied the scriptures that speak about being a child of…

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  • Essay On Persistence Resilience

    Persistence, resilience, and my strong determination were all characteristics I used since being told in an early elementary grade that I may never graduate high school. While at a parent teacher conference, my parents were told that I was not a fluent reader. The teacher felt my reading speed would as negatively impact my other core classes’ grades. The teacher told my parents that being a high school graduate and being a successful individual may not be realistic. To overcome such a label…

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  • Persistence Of Memory Analysis

    The Persistence of Memory (1931) was made in 1931 by Salvador Dali, the artwork is 24 x 33 cm, oil on canvas painting, and now the artwork is in The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The style of the artwork is surrealistic. The subject matter is a barren landscape with melting clocks draped over unrelated objects, caricature of Dali’s face on the ground, plus a rocky headland with the sea in the background. The focal point of the artwork is the strange caricature of Dali’s profile, complete with…

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  • Persistence Of Vision Analysis

    Imagine yourself living in a community of people who are nothing like you, and will never become like you. In Varley’s “Persistence of Vision” the Keller community is full of deaf-blind people who have created their own way of living to better help themselves survive. The Kellerites are welcoming to any visitors that want to experience how they deaf-blind live, however, these visitors may not want to stay very long. Anyone who decides they want to step into the world of the deaf-blind society…

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  • The Persistence Of Lionel Messi

    The Persistence of Lionel Messi Lionel Messi was introduced to the competitive soccer world at the tender age of 5. His older brother’s friends would go outside and play soccer and Lionel would play with them. This was the start of a legend. He went to play for Newell’s Old Boys and Barcelona (Barca). Messi, is arguably the best soccer player in the world, has had many problems, including being diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency, however he used the Habit of Mind, Persisting, to inspire…

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  • The Importance Of Persistence In Medical Life

    limited time doctors have to accomplish certain tasks ultimately leading to their mistakes. Persistence is key while facing the obstacle of time. Doctors must often work overtime to see a patient in need persevering through their exhaustion; moreover, medical doctors power through years of school when the learning process theoretically never ends. Farmer also faces this eminent struggle being a medical professional himself. Farmer feels like he “fought his whole life a long defeat” (Kidder 498);…

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  • Salvador Dalli And The Persistence Dali

    mischievous provocateur as much as for his undeniable technical virtuosity. In his early use of organic morphology, his work bears the stamp of fellow Spaniards Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró. His paintings also evince a fascination for Classical and Renaissance art, clearly visible through his hyper-realistic style and religious symbolism of his later work” (“TheArtStory”). Dali sometimes painted things he saw in his dream, for example, one of his famous masterpieces that were depicted in a dream…

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  • Consequences Of Herbicide Persistence

    An important chemical property of soil that can affect herbicide persistence is pH. Soil composition is a physical factor determined by the relative amounts of sand, silt, and clay in the soil (the soil texture), as well as by the organic-matter content. The types and abundance of soil microorganisms present in the soil make up the microbial aspects of the soil environment. Generally, soils high in clay, organic matter, or both have a greater potential for herbicide persistence because of…

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  • The Persistence Of Prejudice Essay

    The Persistence of Prejudice Women of America were denied many privileges given to men during the 19th century simply because it was presumed that they would rather be in the kitchen than involved in politics; they were told that only “true” women dedicated their lives to solely working in their house as a mother and a wife. These prejudicial notions and stereotypical ideas obstructed women from reaching their full potential. Eventually, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott decided that the…

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  • Clive Thompson Video Editing Analysis

    The concept of video editing is introduced by Clive Thompson in his chapter The New Literacies. Where Thompson discusses moving image -video- as a literacy that has evolved “into a flexible format for communication, a way to speak one’s ideas to the world” (Thompson 98). The accessibility of cameras allows for video editing to be more convenient for individuals. Cameras have evolved into devices which allow individuals to express their ideas and overcome obstacles through video editing; in order…

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