The Hardship of My Life- Personal Narrative
As I was on the PJC bus to an out of town game, I had some free time to think. Lately, I have had in the back of my mind several troubling areas, so I know that this moment was the time to take care of these situations. If I could overcome certain problems, I would be more successful in the future.
First, I have to get over the sudden death of my father. The day I found out my father was killed in an accident while he was on his job, I felt as if my life was over. I was devastated for weeks after hie funeral, but finally I was able to take control of my emotions. By using the defense mechanism apathy, I was able to overcome my intense grief and to realize I had to accept certain things that I could not change. I questioned myself about why God took my father when I had known him for such a short period of time. I know that I'm not supposed to question God, so that is why I asked him for the strength and understanding. The following Sunday I went to church with my coach, and as the preacher was teaching God's word, he said, "We know not why god does thing He does Does, but we must learn to accept his doing and know he does everything for a reason." Even though I knew it would be hard to get over my father's death, I remembered what the Bible say;"I can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens me." I know that greater is he that is in me than he who is in the world is. Thanks to the lord, I know for sure I can survive that.
Learning to accept constructive criticism is another one of my problems. Although I strive to do my best in everything I do, someone always seems to find something that I have not done correctly. As a result, I feel as if like I never do anything rights, so I become very frustrated. I know I'm not always right, but I'm not always wrong either. During my junior year of high school, if I did not answer a question correctly, some of the other students would correct me in a haughty way as if they knew every correct answer. Because...