Personal Narrative: Returning To College

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Returning to college has been an exciting and terrifying decision for me. My husband has encouraged me for 1-2 years, but my fear of failure overwhelmed me and kept me from pursuing my Bachelor’s Degree. I wasn’t even sure what I wanted to pursue. I’m now on this journey and ready for whatever it is that God has planned for me. I have worked hard encouraged my three kids as they transitioned their way through elementary school through middle school and on to high school and graduation. One of my daughters went on to become a Nuclear Engineer in the US Navy. I would frequently receive phone calls from her sobbing that she couldn’t do it and that she had no idea what she was getting herself into. As a mother, my heart broke, and I wanted to rush to her and save her from …show more content…

He did this all while working 50+ hours per week. I picked up extra responsibilities around the house to help him through the two years, and believe he set a great example for me as well. All of this was wonderful, but I still didn’t believe in myself. I knew that I had a great support system in my immediate family, but they are my family. They love me, and I felt that they would support me no matter what. It wasn’t until a doctor that I worked for saw my hard work and drive. He saw potential in me and encouraged me to return to school to receive my degree. He has a vision of his future business that includes me, and the only way that I can help him accomplish this vision is to do my part and get my Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. That being said, here I am. My heart and mind had to be ready. I’ve prayed, listened, argued with God, and prayed some more. God, my family, my friends, and the Holy Spirit give me strength every day. I know that this journey will not be an easy one, but I’m ready for it. I’m excited about what the future holds and all the possibilities God had planned for me. I can’t wait to see what comes

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