Bravery’s Entity

Merly - Houton, Texas
Entered on March 1, 2009
Age Group: Under 18

If I were given a chance to physically touch and hold my personal values, they would be the most precious gemstones of bravery, passion, and faith. In any minimal instance I’ve come across admiring my father’s strength to work and keep a balance between his job and the dedication to his family. Why? He is brave and faithful that his sacrifice will one day assure the satisfaction of his children. I have also realized the audacity and hope doctors, researchers, and psychiatrist experience when trying to solve the mysteries of any kind of disease. I notice the bravery of the patient to sustain to the thread of his life, and the faith with which the doctor holds to his medicine and diagnoses. Even in the years of my innocence I’ve found curious, how humanity struggles to deliver his most cherished values and thoughts. Their struggle becomes success because even I have appreciated the products of their intellectually such as; Shakespeare’s plays, novels from every author, scientific mysteries, and even creative products such as IPods. At times, I question the justice we give to our thoughts, when we aren’t able to express our values. Is being realistic to circumstances or obstacles, giving any justice to our illusions? Aren’t I stronger than the material that surrounds me?

Yes I am, I’m human with dreams, necessities, with strengths and weaknesses alike, but I will deliver. My Dad is an exemplary man, whom is a source of inspiration, and the reason for why I strive to deliver my goals. He started as a plastic deliverer for a company in Peru, but now he owns his own appliance business, Peter’s Appliances. Even when we weren’t in any situation to buy a new place, he said “That will one day be ours”, directed towards a property that was occupied by many trailers. The faith with which he claimed it, never made me doubt how in that instant, Farrell street was his. He hadn’t bought it yet, but it was already his. A few days later, he had bought the properties. Although I might seem oblivious to the dreams he has for me and my brothers, I am fully aware of his desires and my desires. They are compatible, and as transparent as the clear sea. In the near future, I will graduate, go to the university of my choice, practice medicine, is a public speaker, and will hold the hands of organizations that are fighting to reduce penury, famine, physical, psychological, and emotional child abuse. Bringing educational opportunity, to the unfortunate, is my goal. I will fight for my goals. In other words, I will conserve my faith and have the bravery to express my values with passion. I won’t limit myself and would most definitely not drown in my own pool. My values and your values is what keep us alive and progressing.