Priorities: Path-Makers of Life

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“I've been lucky. Opportunities don't often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them”, said Audrey Hepburn – a British actress and humanitarian. In life, there are thousands of opportunities that come along the way. However, one cannot seize them all for some are more important than the others. Setting priorities then unravels the problem of deciding on what to take first. But then again, opportunities are not always there just as how time inevitably passes. There can be a moment when someone is ready to grab them but they are already gone. Moreover, there is a possibility that it may lead to disappointment affecting the way of life. Virginity is a significant and revered value among Filipinos, a something to be…show more content…
By this, Miss Mijares was a round and dynamic type of character. Her motivation for change was her feelings for the man. The way she changed her attitude could tell that she cared for the carpenter or possibly she already loved him. Being described as not exactly ugly but not also pretty, Miss Mijares learned how to dress herself – a way of hiding her real age and having resistance from the cynical eyes of the public. She liked poufs and shirring and little girlish pastel colors. “An inevitable row of thick camouflaging ruffles sat on her bodice that made her look almost as though she had a bosom”. This was her way to conceal the tiredness and loneliness of her body. Moreover, pastel colors symbolized how ironically dull her life was. She always wanted to portray blooming neglecting the fact that she was old. It seemed like the teenage life was just starting for her because the way she dressed herself is also the way a typical teenager would do. In her 34 years of existence, she was not proud but shameful that she had maintained her virginity. She had never been in a relationship because when she was younger, there had been other things to do – college to finish, a niece to put through school, a mother to care for. She did not mind the time that passed by
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