I Believe That Freedom Is Very Important

john - Park Hills, Missouri
Entered on October 28, 2008
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: freedom

I believe that freedom is the most important thing to me. Now some people might think different from other people but to me that is the most important thing, everyone has their own opinion to what they believe, rather its freedom you cherish or the right to vote or even the right to bare arms. Everybody has some belief that they can say is theirs. I think the most important belief I have is freedom. Without freedom I can really do any thing. In my school I have a little freedom. I can go in the halls to go somewhere and that is because of freedom. With out freedom I could not go in the halls or rome around.

When I turned 10 my mom started letting me leave our street and go around town on my bike. I thought that was the coolest thing ever to be able to leave off the street. When I was on my bike I could go faster than I could if I was just walking. It felt like I was free as a bird when I left the street riding my bike. To me it felt like a bird leaving the nest. I loved being able to leave the street on my own. When I left it seemed like I was the boss of what I do and where I go. Then one day I took off on my bike and I rode to Farmington and on the way home I hit and rock a got a flat tire. So I knew that I was going to take a lot longer to get home than usual. So I pushed my bike on the back roads home. It took like an extra hour for me to get home. I also knew that I was going to be in trouble and that my mom was going to be worried a bout me.

Well I got home and my mom was sitting in the chair and waiting on me and she asked what took so long and I told her I had a flat tire and she understood and did not ground me or anything. That brings me to my point, with out freedom I could have not rode my bike in the first place and would not have had a flat tire. I am glad I have freedom and I am able to have flat tires.