When Grandmommy died, I was afraid that some part of me would die. But instead what happened it’s just the opposite: part of Grandmommy me lives on inside me. Her spirit will be with me all my days. I can call on my memories of her anytime I need to be cheered or comforted or anytime I need to cheer or comfort others.
pg: 81- But what she would do for me it was truly remarkable, and it is the one thing I Val to emulate. Grandmommy he was a very busy woman. She’s sewed for dozens of people; she kept house; she went to Circle club, church, and Wednesday dinners; she attended Actors Theatre, the ballet, coffee…
In keeping with these ideals, the main goals of personal behavior have shifted from obligation and commitment to social units (families, communities, religions, and nations) to personal choices, lifestyle options, self-fulfillment, and personal pleasure.
In this environment, parents, schools, and religious institutions are forced to compete with technologies that are conveying values, morals, and virtues to our young people in the guise of “free speech” and “free markets”.