I Believe in Dedication
I believe in dedication. I had a little trouble thinking of
something to believe but I continued to think of belief. So I looked
back into my mind and I remembered what varies people have said
about dedication and me was a word that kept coming up. Dedication
to my teams, friends, my schools, and have course my family. Upon the
realization of my belief I wondered what dedication means to me.
Dedication means more then always being there always on time and
giving it all. To me it means working when you do not have too. When
no one is watching when there is nothing to gain excepted getting
stronger in that field o choice by studying or working on plays.
Nonetheless my dedication has been tested before.
And once the temptations got the better of me. It was in sixth grade
I had a choice to stay home and watch a football or go to football
practice. Anyone who has ever played football with me will not
believe me when I say I stayed home to watch the game. Sadly I did
stay home and for the rest of the day I felt horrible a kind of sick
to my stomach the worst pain imaginable. Later that night I swore
never to skip another practice. And so far I have never missed
another practice to date.
The other effect of me skipping practice is everyone asked me were I
was and I had to lie to my teammates. I don’t know who said this
maybe no one has ever said this but I heard or thought I heard that
there are only two people you no matter what don’t lie to, and
they are the court and your teammates. So I had broken that decree.
Whether that decree is real or not I broke. There is no excuse to
lie to the people who are the only ones who are going to be in the
battle with you. That saying has influenced me a lot.
Some outside influences have affected me to have such a strong
belief. When I was younger I’m ashamed to say this a ban wagon
fan of the 90s Bulls and the great Michel Jordan I had jerseys a
Bulls locker trash can and in a failed attempted to get me to read
bought me many Jordan biographies. I eventually read one of the
books and it told me about his dedication and how he was always the
first and the last man to le4ave the court. But outside sources
weren’t the only influences everywhere I looked I saw that people
were dedicated to there kids, relationships, friends, jobs, and so
much more. It seems that dedication is something we all believe in
whether we know it or not.
Dedication is not something you can avoid even not being dedicated
is a dedication to not be dedicated.
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