Persuasive Essay About My Future

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Ever since I was a young girl, my Dad has always given me advice about life, money, and my future. I always thought it was nonsense, and I thought it was no use for me. Until my senior year of high school I hadn’t really thought about my future. I avoided the topic because I honestly had no clue about what I wanted to do with my life. I began brainstorming, and I came to the conclusion that I needed to pursue something that I could enjoy for the rest of my life.
A piece of knowledge my Dad has recently given me is that by the end of my retirement I will have worked 93,600 hours, if I start working directly out of college up until I am sixty seven years old. Having this in mind, I really began to dig deeper into what I want to become. If I work almost 95,000 hours at a job, I better thoroughly enjoy every minute of it. I don’t want to choose a career in which I am miserable every day. Also, the job I choose can’t just be about money. Some of the wealthiest people in the world aren’t happy, so why would I decide to be miserable, but rich? The job I choose has to be about serving others, but also making a living out of it.
Some of my highest points in my life was when I was helping others. For example, when my youth group would visit rest homes. At first I was hesitant about talking to them, but after hearing some of their stories, I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Their faces lit up with joy as we spoke with them, and with every new elder I spoke to, I became more relaxed

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