Culture : The Ideas And Way Of Life

924 WordsFeb 2, 20164 Pages
Culture Diversity Culture is known as the ideas and way of life of a society. Culture can have a set of behavior and beliefs. Culture has different shared components that have to do with norms, symbols, material artifacts, values, and language. My culture has grown from the days of slavery. Within my culture we have grew from being called Negro, Colored, Black, and are now called African American. I place education as a very high value in my culture. I be believe that having and striving to accomplish getting an education is the way to build a brighter future. My family has values of working hard along with preparing for the future. My mother had twelve children. Out of the twelve siblings in my family two has already earned college degrees. I will be next in in. I shall earn an A.S. degree in Child Development along with an A.A. in Communication from Bakersfield College. Religion is a special part of my culture. I have a strong belief in God. I walk by faith and not by sight. My faith is being tested as of today. I was diagnosed with a blood clot in my right arm by my elbow. I’m looking toward God to heal me. He gives me the knowledge and wisdom on how to take care of myself. I am puzzled how I got the blood clot because I have had many of surgeries and never faced this type of outcome. My moto for each new day and morning is that I shall live and not die, In Jesus Name. I’m making sure I relax and do some of the things I enjoy. I enjoy reading literature and hearing
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