Respecting Elders

One of the aspects of my personality that I intuitively developed as a result of growing up inside my family is Respecting Our Elders.

Respecting our elders, and everyone else, just comes natural to me, because when I was just a little girl, I was taught that I must always respect my elders and if I didn't, I'd get a punished by my parents. As I grew up, I came to realize the right meaning of the expression, "respect your elders," and I agree fully with my parent’s teachings. I not only respect my elders, but I respected everyone around me.I think it is important to respect our elders because they have experienced life and gone through a lot more than we have.

One of the important old saying , that has to be followed in my culture is “ First Respect you mother , Secondly respect your father, Thirdly   Respect you teacher   and Lastly respect your   God” This saying is very important , and must be followed as I grew up .

I respect my parents because they are the ones that brought me in this world and have taken care of me until I was able to take care of myself. I personally have a lot of respect for my parents because they did a lot for me over the years. I wouldn't have the education without them. They got me where I am today and I am sure it wasn't easy for them. I believe they deserve thanks for everything they have done for me and thus deserve my respect. I think it is important to understand what respect is and understand what your elders have gone through to get where we are today. I think everyone deserves the same amount of respect unless given a reason to be disrespected.

Another example is teacher’s .Teachers make so many sacrifices for their students, yet they are not given the action that they deserve. If all young people that learn from their elders to treat teachers with the kindness and respect they deserved, they would be more productive in their studies, learn how to be better people in the outside world, and become fine examples and role...