Promises require trust to make. There has to be a certain belief that this person you’re making a promise with will keep it, that this person will respect you enough and your wishes to promise to something. Promises range from keeping a secret to promising someone you will be there for them to promising to take care of their dog will their away and so many more ways. Most people will commit to promising something but never really think about what it means to actually promise something. And many people don’t keep the promise they make. But I do keep every promise I make because I believe in promises and what they mean to the person I make it with and what it means to me. Because I have experienced the damage of not keeping a promise and it’s not a thing I ever want to experience again. When I was 5 years old I was in preschool. My best friend in preschool was a little girl named Zoe. She was a small petit Asian girl who always wore a dress and leggings. But then again I wore the same pants every day as well. We were inseparable, always playing together, always napping together just two peas in a pod. One day she had an accident. She peed in her pants, she came to me and told me that she peed in her pants and begged me to promise not to tell anyone. I remember this say so well, I remember she was wearing a red t-shirt dress and black leggings with plaid rain boots and her hair was pulled back into a ponytail, I was wearing a pink tank top with my favorite pants which were jeggings and some light up tennis shoes and my really cool at the time choker necklace. So promised not fully understanding the trust she put in me. And I completely ignored it. I told my other good friend who told their good friend and then who told their good friend and soon everyone knew. Zoe knew I was the one that told everyone because I was the only one she told. She was crying of completely humility. I felt so bad I even started crying. She eventually forgave me and from there on I
was most motivated to finish school, because I made a promise to my mother before she passed with liver cancer in 2003. At that time, I was going to cosmetology school and had two little girls. I remember her looking weak and frail in her hospital bed. I could see how tired and almost sedated she was, but still she worried about how my future was going to turn out. She looked at me with tears running from the sides of her eyes and made me promise her that I would finish school. I have since then obtained….
Concepts of C. Wright Mills' The Promise of Sociology
C. Wright Mills was an astounding sociologist, social critic, and idealist. His writings and character sparked debate within the sociological community. He advocated that one key purpose of a sociologist was to create social change against the oppression of government. In The Promise of Sociology, C. Wright Mills explores the imagination of a sociologist through the understanding of social analysis and the idea that society interrelates with….
What are the major issues for publics and the key troubles of private individuals in our time? To formulate issues and troubles, we must ask what values are cherished yet threatened, and what values are cherished and supported, by the characterizing trends of our period. In the case both of threat and of support we must ask what salient contradictions of structure may be involved.
When people cherish some set of values and do not feel any threat to them, they experience well-being. When they cherish….
The Promise of Pentecost
"I am going to send you what my Father promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high."
Since the Old Testament, the Spirit of God was promised to come to the people of God. The prophet Joel wrote: "And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions." (Joel 2:28 NIV) Nine hundred years later, the Spirit of the….
broken promise in Walcott's “Forty Acres”
The short poem “Forty Acres” by Derek Walcott, compares the heroic figures during the slave era to President Barack Obama. Walcott's poem is a bout a heroic figure in the African American community and how he overcame all obstacles and rose to power, much like President Obama. He discusses the stereotypical thoughts of the white Americans and how most deemed it impossible for blacks to achieve greatness. He also hints at the broken promise made to….
God’s Promise Essay
Jesus through the Eyes of the Prophets
Grand Canyon University: Bib 351 Moses and the Prophets
July 10, 2012
Jesus through the Eyes of the Prophets
God’s promise to King David that he would establish his house and throne forever was the basis of the hope that the Old Testament Prophets look to for the restoration of Israel. The Messianic prophesies that flowed from the mouths of the prophets aligned themselves perfectly with these original promises to David….
English 101 / section #1
February 19, 2013
The loss of a loved one will leave you feeling empty inside as if the world will never be the same again and nothing will ever be able to heal your pain. But the truth is that time heals all wounds and the world keeps on going as if nothing happened. We all like to live as thought death dose not exists But yet it dose exists and it is amazing how many things we take for granted. We make….
The article I chose is called “Empty Promises, Empty Cradles”. This case involves fake adoptions. A family is promised a child, and when the time comes, there is no child given to the family. Shockingly enough, there were no children to begin with. The women who promised their unborn children to the people, who were interested in adopting, were not even pregnant. At least six couples in the Midwest were victimized by this adoption fraud scheme.
For example, in a Florida case….
The American Promise
The text I am working with is a speech written by Barack Obama, from the democratic convention, August 28, 2008. Barack Obama’s father is a black man from Kenya, and his mother is a white woman from Kansas.
The topic is the American promise, and what it contains, because Obama wants to remind the people, that the United States is the country, where anything is possible, as long as you work hard enough for it. As he mentions in the speech “(…) through hard work and sacrifice….
The American Promise
Throughout the world, the United States is infamous for its guaranteed freedom to its citizens. People travel from all around many different parts of the world to get a taste of the lifestyle and opportunity the United States citizen’s are offered everyday. This nation thrives on preserving our personal freedoms, property, and liberty; moreover, it is the nation’s promise to its citizens. These rights are binded in our coveted Bill of Rights and the Constitution, a document….