This I Believe

Justin - Prairie Village, Kansas
Entered on September 14, 2006
Age Group: 18 - 30

I believe in what I want:

I want to be sharing yet not smothering,

I want to be strong but not over powering,

I want to be caring but not overly sensitive,

I want to be appreciative and take advantage of opportunities and not take things for granted,

I want to be kind but not weak

I want to be respected but not feared,

I want to be appreciated,

I want to be a role model,

I want to succeed by my own definition of success,

I want to decide who I am and not let anyone or anything decide for me.

I want to make choices,

I want to take control yet not be controlling

I want to love and be loved

I want to thrive not survive

I want to have a clear vision of my true desires

I want to have my priorities in order

I want to be healthy but not a health freak

I want to be insightful but not too introspective

I want to be an extrovert but not forget my introvert

I want to remember but not dwell on the past

I want to seize the day but not forget the future

I want to be goofy but not flaky

I want to be happy but not ignorant of sadness

I want to be smart but not arrogant

I want to see but not forget about sound

I want to relate to people and have people relate to me

I want to be proud and have self-respect

I want to push myself

I want to make decisions

I want to be aggressive but not offensive

I want to impress myself but not be cocky

I want to be forgiving and giving

I want to be fun

I want to feel

I want to be self reliant but not forget the importance of others

I want to have outlets for my needs; friends, love, hobbies, family

I want to be sought after

I want to be important in my community

I want responsibilities

I want to be an intellectual but not forget to be light-hearted

I want to be involved

I want to be accepting but not be greedy

I want to love myself

I want to be comfortable in my skin

I want to make myself and not try to make others

I want to create

I want to create me