Values of Filipinos
Filipinos are being known for having a strong family tights
A family is a basic unit of society here in
the Philippines. And usually a family is compose of
the father, mother, siblings, grandparents, uncle's, auntie's and cousins. And not to forget
the far away relatives, godparents, a long time
neighbor, and family friends.
Filipinos treasured their family members so much
They keep on helping each other as long as
they can. A Filipino have this thought in mind "family first", that a immediate family member
are willing to sacrifice for the sake of his
family just like the parents do. And this was
instill in young minds that their parents do the
hard work and sacrifice for them that's why when
they grow up and have a job already they are
committed to take good care of their parents,
that even they have a family of their own they
can leave their parents because of this thought.
That if they will give a chance to choose they
will choose their family over anything else.
Filipinos are known all over the world for
being a hospitable people. Very warm in
accepting visitors at home. They will treat you
as a family members. They will serve nice
dishes/good foods for you even if they just
borrow the money they use for this in the
neighbor or relatives just to please you. You
will notice also that they will let you use the
best kitchen utensils, plates, glass and blanket
which they are not using normally. They will use
it for this exclusive
guest only. They even let the guest use the room
they are using and sleep outside just to please
the guest. That's the hospitality of the
Some members of a family are having
nice conversation in a kubo
is one of the most used short story from
Filipino to show to someone, how much the family
is important to a Filipino:
Boy & Girl
Boy: Do you love me more than your family?
Girl: Okay listen to this...
When I started to walk, I fell, you were not
there to pick me up. But my mom was.
When I went outside, you were not there to hold
my finger. But my dad was.
When I cried, you didn’t gave me your toys to
play. But my brother and sister did.
My family is more precious than anything else!