I didn’t care if I failed or passed a test because nothing mattered to me. I thought I was stupid and that no one thought that I was smart, so what was the point of being there? My stellar grades dropped tremendously. But I still didn’t care. I felt so lost and misplaced.
Angel Gonzalez Why did I pick this program? I picked this program because I was told I would never amount to anything. That I was dumb and I would end up like my father for a while I believed it so I started to go down the wrong path. I gave up all hope on myself but one day I found help and realized that I was born for greater things then what everyone else said about me I straightened up my act and started to do good in school
It was the last inning in our all-star game, and we were losing 10 to 8. Our team had 2 outs and we couldn’t get the third. Our pitcher was doing bad, throwing all balls, while all of us in the field were tired, ready to fall asleep at any moment. There goes another walk. They score again.
I was left with the short end of the stick. My mother 's health was rapidly becoming worse, countless unpaid bills, and barely no food on the table. I had no choice but to get a job. Though, my brothers were able to help out when I worked. I missed countless days of school and my grades quickly diminish.
“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” (BrainyQoute, n.d.). This quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson demonstrates the theme that it is always important to take your own path and have dreams. This universal theme can be found in many works, including the song “Am I Wrong?” by Nico and Vinz and A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah.
I have been doing some thinking about our conversation a few days ago and have concluded that I will take you up on the offer! I just sold my old bike and now have some money left over that I can use to pay for those seminars. I am going to see how soon I can get this done, I am going to look at the dates and send my form in. I will keep you posted on the status of things as they get processed.
In life, many events can contribute to the way we act, the way we think and the choices we make. Essentially, a person goes through certain life changing events that may leave a huge imprint on their lives. Some changes can be very microscopic leaving little to no impression at all . However, other events such as , getting married, having a baby, or graduating college can change someone 's life drastically. For me, the life-changing event that changed my life was moving to Jacksonville Florida.
“The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walk alone are likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been before.” - Albert Einstein. Many people would like to believe that if they were ever faced with the choice to do what is right, or follow the crowd, they would choose to walk alone. This is easier said than done, and the short story “On The Rainy River” by Tim O’Brien is a great example of how significant events can shape who a person is.
In a logical point of view, Henry David Thoreau meant that people go on a journey throughout their lives without knowing their exact destination. Feeling the need of you finding yourself when you go out into this world, only to realize that what you’re searching for is not in front of you but probably you’ve missed you’re opportunity in
Andrew, my older brother, in middle of the road he was tired to keep ride the ox for 1 month. He asked me to replace him, so he can get some sleep. But then I do not have any experience of riding ox, that cause our wagon go wrong trail. The sky was dark like almost rain, I was panic. Everyone was in poor health because digest least food.
I used to be so oblivious. I would attend school every day and criticize my surroundings, little did I know how much I actually had. Come junior year, I observed a flyer for a club called S.A.L.T. (Student-Athlete Leadership Team), it seemed interesting to me so I decided to fill out an application. During our first meeting at 6:45 in the morning, Coach Jones, the head of the club, explained, “I did not cut anyone since you will cut yourself, you will give up and you will not want to put the work in, so you will stop coming.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, an American essayist and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century, asserted “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Throughout my high school career, I have always been an individual who follows. I relentlessly ask others “Are you going to the game tonight?” or “What are you wearing for the banquet?” I have never craved to stand out or do something out of the ordinary.
I have had tough hope once, I had to move to a different state and start to get used to the new place. Moving was hard and took a long time to move everything to our new house. My new house was hard to get used to because it was different and I wasn 't used to it which made it hard to sleep and I had to leave my friends behind and I would have to find new friends. Making new friends was hard because I would be alone until I found new friends and I would have no one to talk to so I would be very quiet. Usually I would always be talking to a friend and I am only social with friends.
Of all the phrases in the world, these words by Robert Frost are of the most common I have heard: “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— / I took the one less traveled by, / And that has made all the difference” (Frost 19-20). There have been so many instances in my life in which I have heard those words. For example: I play lacrosse, and almost every single coach or motivational speaker that I have had the pleasure of listening to has brought up some version of the quote above. They all wanted to get a specific message into my head: you have to work hard if you want to succeed, and live a more fulfilling life.