I Believe Everything Happens for a Reason

Arianna - Rapid City, South Dakota
Entered on May 3, 2009
Age Group: Under 18

Everyone has his or her very own personal opinions and beliefs. I believe that we were put on this very earth for a reason. God spent time to create us and create a path for us, not just to live, but as they say, “If you pray to God, he will either lighten your load, or strengthen your back.”

God put us on earth for a reason. To fulfill a destiny, like homework, we have a purpose and we will get it done. “Destiny is stupid.” I was once told by the dark, and depressing clouds overhead, following me wherever I went. I was sad that day; it was just a bad day. But I looked down at a large rock and sat upon it, while listening to the soft gush of wind. The talking trees then enlightened me that I have a reason to be here, and I will stay for that reason. Whatever that is.

Some people were made for a reason, but get off track. They are brick walls. Obstacles. To someone who’s destiny is accomplishing something great by going over and around them. Those people are just like hurdles to the champion runner. “You can’t win the race, unless you jump the hurdles.”

Think of other great dreamers who had a purpose just like you, and fulfilled it to it’s greatest extent. Jonas Salk, Martin Luther King Jr., Louis Pasteur, I could go on all day, but I don’t think I will. They understood what God was calling them to do. Though to some of us, our calling in life is a haze of misty messages in the fog trying to get out of the valley of confusion, but it will eventually become clear. It always does.

There’s no way we were put on this earth just to inhabit it. Then we would be like rocks. Then again, even rocks have purposes, though their’s are a lot more clear than ours, but I’m so glad I am not a rock. I will find my meaning in life. We all should. I want to save millions of people. Or if my calling is just to be an inspiration, so be it. I will fulfill my destiny. I am a sponge, open and ready to absorb whatever God soaks me in. Which will never do me any damage, nothing but goodness.

I believe that we were put on this very earth for a reason. God didn’t just put us here to show the other animals how superior we are to them. That’s why we have personalities. Because what our personalities are affects what we become in the future. Look for you path, maybe obscured by strange things, but always be open and ready for it.