This I Believe

Kelsey - Ankeny, Iowa
Entered on September 25, 2006
Age Group: 18 - 30

“My life path is made serenely luminous like a country road under a full moon.” I am an avid believer in the power of horoscope. As a Scorpio, this statement stands out in my mind, I look at everyday on my bathroom mirror; and it motivates me to find my true life path. I truly believe that there is a higher power than anybody or anything in the world, and that wherever my life leads to, are results of signs and road blocks because of the true calling of fate. It is hard to understand this concept, but I have gradually learned in my 21 years of life to keep my “eyes wide open.” I so desperately wish to find this peaceful place where I can know in my heart that I have found the “right” life path just for me. I believe that the learning, the steps, the experiences you encounter, the ups and the downs of this journey will lead me to the “serenely luminous” pathway. I believe that I will be a great kindergarten teacher, and I will touch the lives of the students I meet. I believe that I will meet a good person and they will believe in the same things I do, but only once we blend or compromise our own ideals and morals. I believe that I will become a mother someday, and that life and these kids will help me find my way. I believe that I will do something great in the world, I know there is a need that I was placed here to relieve. But I can’t get to this path if I do not breathe and take one day at a time to believe and to be thankful. I believe that there’s more to life than just my name, I want to leave an impression in the hearts of the people I influence for a short while or a long time, I want to be a live, living, breathing model of how to be the best person I can be of honesty, fairness, empathy, compassion, responsibility, citizenship, gratitude, humility, and faithfulness. I believe that each step I have taken in my life is leading up to “my country road,” but only when I am ready. It worries me because I just want to know…when, when, when, when! But when the moon is big and round and golden and bright enough to light my special walkway on this country road, this will be when my heart knows I am ready to take on my life’s true mission.