Donten ni Warau Episode 4
The United Nations recognises the family as the basic unit of society, not individuals.
This is because human beings are unable to survive alone. Without a family, there is no one to provide daily necessities for the child, no one to teach the child what is right and wrong, no one to love the child. All of us need to rely on others, be it for emotional support or general assistance in life. None of us are perfect; we are unable to accomplish every single thing in the world. However, with a family, things can be worked out together and problems can be solved. They can help you in the aspects they are talented in, and you can help them in the areas you specialise in.
From a spiritual point of view, a family is completely necessary to ensure that everyone can learn from one another’s mistakes and to provide everyone with adequate emotions in life.
From a practical point of view, a family is entirely crucial for individuals because it is a ‘I scratch your back, you scratch mine’ form of relationship, that is beneficial for all parties.
We need to start appreciating our family more, and realise how significant their impact is on our lives. Our parents are our first teachers; our siblings are our first friends. Were it not for them, you would not have been who you are today…