Personal Narrative: My Definition Of Faith

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Throughout my life, a recurring theme continues to resonate with me. Through my daily life, I am constantly reminded that I am blessed. Not in the sense that I carry out my Catholic faith, but in the fact that I am given an extraneous amount of opportunities. On a daily basis I am thankful for my education, family, and faith, but for many people, these opportunities are not available. This is something that I think about on a daily basis, and this is where my motivation resides. Throughout grade school, the phrase “everything happens for a reason,” was permanently etched into my brain. I realized that as blessed as I was if God really wants to he could have given these blessings to someone else. I constantly would try to figure out why me,…show more content…
Well, I simple definition of the word faith says that it is, the acceptance of the word of another, trusting that one knows what the other is saying and is honest in telling the truth. To me though, my definition of faith is a little different. As what I would call my definition of my faith would be, the acknowledgment that God is always watching over me making a difference in my life so that I can make a difference in others. With this definition is where my motivation comes from. It is to serve those who have not been served. With all the blessings in life that God has given me, I am given the time to use them to make a difference in others lives. This is why service is such a large part of my life. Whether it is helping people with special needs, people that are down on their luck, or people that are in lack of faith, I see that in all of them they are in need. Last year I was extremely fortunate enough to take part in the program offered by Skutt called “Skyhawks in The City.” Through this program, I was able to really impact the lives of others, while even growing in my spiritual life. The fact that I given the opportunity to do nothing but service for two and a half days was so life-changing that I immediately signed up again as soon as I could. From the enjoyment that people got just from our company to those that were truly touched by the fact that people still cared about them, it was an experience that still impacts me to this

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