This I Believe

Danielle - Tacoma, Washington
Entered on December 17, 2007
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: change

I believe in change. Change gives me the ability to learn. When I change classes, I learn different things. When I change friends, I learn about different relationships. Both good and bad things are to be learned. And there are both good and bad changes. Regardless, both are experiences knowledge can be withdrawn from.

Every situation has something different to offer, something to be discovered. The whole life process is about learning and growing. Change makes both of these happen. I know for a fact changes push me out of my comfort zones. Forcing me to figure out for myself what the best decision would be to go about things. After that I take that experience and apply it to others, learning how to react. Sometimes, after experiencing something my views change, helping to create who I am as a person. All of this knowledge can help other people and me in a variety of situations.

Some people take experiences and what they’ve learned from them to make wrong decisions. Some people take experiences and what they’ve learned from them to make right decisions. Regardless, all decisions are based off of life experiences and the change from them which has impacted everyone’s lives.