This I Believe

Taylor - McPherson, Kansas
Entered on April 23, 2007
Age Group: Under 18

One of the things I believe in more than most other things is having fun. A lot of people now a day’s concentrate way too much on work or getting good grades. They never care if it matters or not they just do things without caring. People have stopped enjoying what they do. They just work. They never care if they are doing what they like they are just doing it for the money.

In the past I always made sure that no matter what I did there was still a way to have fun while doing it. For example when I do my homework I listen to some of my favorite music. It’s something that I like and it never gets old. It is something that keeps me on task and I enjoy myself so I do better.

In one of my favorite books, they wear what under their Kilts! The characters are supposed to be marking the sheep with spray paint for however many babies they’re supposed to have. But they get mixed up and start using the spray paint to play games and draw pictures on the sheep. Sure they got in trouble but at least they still had fun. Now I’m not saying that you should do things that will get you in trouble but you should still try to have fun.

So I think that if someone wants to be happy AND sane when they grow up, you should just enjoy yourself as much as you can now. Don’t grow up to be a person who has no life but going to work every day to do something that you don’t like to do and coming home to an empty house. You can grow up to be a person who has a job that you love and you are really good at as long as you try to enjoy yourself and find what you like.