This I Believe

Neema - Dallas, Texas
Entered on May 17, 2007
Age Group: 18 - 30
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I was raised in a very Christian family. My brothers and I were all raised to believe the same things and to really follow the word of God. This has made me grow more spiritual in my daily life and notice that everyday is a gift from God. I believe that everybody in the world has a purpose and everyone has a specific duty in this world. When I was young I would always beat myself up if I made a bad grade or if I didn’t play my best in soccer or if I failed at anything. My mom would always pull me to the said and tell me, “ you might have not done so great, but God has a purpose for you”. Whenever she said that it would boost my spirit again because I would feel like I am worth something.