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My Hero Journey

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For the past six years, I have been blessed to have participating in American Heritage Girls. I began my journey six years ago as an explorer, and worked hard to earn my Louis and Clark. Even at that age, I was working hard to be able to complete the goal of the Stars and Stripes award. I began to map out how I believed I would be able to complete it. I knew that I would truly begin that process as a Pioneer, and I was eager to begin. When I became a Pioneer, I was able to earn all of the required badges, which let me feel that I would be able to earn the Stars and Stripes. After completing my Harriet Tubman award, I was ready to continue on the journey as a Patriot. In the next level, I worked towards this award by earning my spiritual award, and my Dolley Madison. I knew that soon, I would be at this point,…show more content…
I believe that I want to be able to say that I have been able to complete a difficult task; one that I knew would be difficult, but one that I believe that I will be able to accomplish. I want to be able to say that I was capable of completing such a difficult task, and while I know if won’t be easy, I believe that with the help of my troop and my family I will be able to do it. I know that I will not be able to do this alone, but I know that I have the support of my troop and my family. Within my own troop, we have had two girls work their way through the Stars and Stripes award, and complete it. From their experience I have been able to see how the process works, and which parts will be the most difficult. I know that the process is not a quick and simple one, but one that takes time, and will be a steady process. I understand that the project is not the Stars and Stripes, but instead, a piece of the award. The most difficult piece by far, but not the only part that is necessary for this
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