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CREATIVE VOCABULARY STORY for Learning Adjectives and Verbs
Dr. JP Loucky
I wish all the world`s people could live a calm and comfortable life as we do here in Japan. Japan is a clean and beautiful country. The importance of showing respect is quite evident in this culture, and it`s a basic need for getting along well with other people. Often Japanese people will be careful to bow down low to show their respect to someone of high status.
No one likes to be criticized and we all hate to admit when we are wrong, but we all make mistakes. If we break things, we have to try to learn how to repair them. So too, if we hurt people`s feelings or do something others cannot bear, we need to answer and apologize to them. We need to try to appreciate and bless people, and not hate or criticize them.
Most people would rather be famous than obscure, thin instead of fat, and beautiful rather than ugly. Americans seem to want to do things to be seen or admired by others, which is evident from shows like American Idol or from the `Balloon Boy` Hoax recently. But most Japanese people, on the other hand, do act rather shy. Although some may think their island mentality is not too broad, their customs seem to be quite appropriate in view of Japan`s history and thin or narrow land area.
You can look at cute, precious Japanese children playing in many parks, school playgrounds and kindergartens. We should all appreciate and learn to protect each innocent life as special gifts from Heaven. We must begin to change the world, by protecting it from any who hate. We need to forbid all forms of crime, such as abuse, drugs and terror. Parents and other adults must remember that children will tend to copy those they look at, and try to be good models. Do not let your children or teens be pulled into such crimes, don`t postponeappropriate counseling and correction to protect them. Youth are the precious future generation of our world, so we must appreciate each one of them, and remember to reach out to them with our love and care. Even when they may seem to cause some trouble, we should not be surprised. We must be careful to teach them right attitudes, behavior and correct basic values that will help to protect them from evil and crime.
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