Family is not always blood. It is the people in our life who want us in theirs. The ones who accept us for who we are. The ones who would do anything to see us smile, and who love us no matter what. It is about who is willing to hold our hand when we need it the most.

Yes, the bond that links our true family is not one of blood, but of respect, joy and a give-and-take attitude for the well-being of each other. It is not a one-way relationship. Blood relatives sometimes have nothing to do with family, and similarly, family is about people who choose to be in our life and make life with us.

A family is our source of strength. It teaches us what relationships mean. They help us create meaningful relationships in the outside world. We pass on the love to our other relationships. In today’s world when everything is losing its meaning, we need to realize the importance of the so called family more than ever. While the world is becoming more modern and advanced, the meaning of family and what stands are every important.

There are several things that strengthen the family. A family is made strong through a number of factors. The most important one is of course love. We  think of unconditional love when you think of family. It is the source of love we receive in our life.  It teaches us the meaning of love which we carry on forever in our heart.

Secondly, we see that loyalty strengthens a family. When we have a family, we are devoted to them. We stick by them through the hard times and celebrate in their happy times. A family always supports and backs each other. They stand up for each other in front of a third party trying to harm them proving their loyalty.

Most importantly,  the things one  learns we from family is it brings us closer. For instance, we learn how to deal with the world through our family first. No matter what the situation arises, our family will never leave us alone. They will always stand alongside us to overcome the hardships in life.

 One cannot emphasize enough on the importance of family. They play a great role in our lives and make us better human beings. The one lucky enough to have a family often do not realize the value of a family.

However, those who do not have families know their worth. A family is our source of strength. It teaches us what relationships mean. They help us create meaningful relationships in the outside world. The love we inherit from our families, we pass on to our independent relationships.

Moreover, families teach us better communication. When we spend time with our families and love each other and communicate openly, we create a better future for ourselves. When we stay connected with our families, we learn to connect better with the world.

Similarly, families teach us patience. It gets tough sometimes to be patient with our family members. Yet we remain so out of love and respect. Thus, it teaches us patience to deal better with the world. Families boost our confidence and make us feel loved. They are the pillars of our strength who never fall instead keep us strong so we become better people.

We learn the values of love, respect, faith, hope, caring, cultures, ethics, traditions, and everything else that concerns us through our families. Being raised in a loving household provides a solid foundation for anyone.

People develop a value system inside their family structure in addition to life lessons. They learn what their family considers to be proper and wrong, as well as what the community considers to be significant.

By Tim Pedrosa


A family is our source of strength. It teaches us what relationships mean. They help us create meaningful relationships in the outside world. The love we inherit from our families, we pass on to our independent relationships. 

Tim