Living Your Life

Raevon - Sonora, Texas
Entered on March 24, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: carpe diem
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What do you think of when you hear the words”live your life to the fullest?”

Some people don’t get to live there life to the fullest, because they don’t do anything to live their life to the fullest.

To me living your life to the fullest means, doing what you want to do, but somewhere along the way you are going to end up making a mistake. If you make a mistake you should learn from your mistake or mistakes that you made. You can still live your life to the fullest while learning from your mistakes. I do! When I make a mistake I think is is kind of fun, because you get to take some time learning from what you did and not to do it again.

I do what I want to some times not all of the time. When my parents were marriedi couldn’t do much or I couldn’t do what I wanted to do by myself or with my friends, or anything.i could hardly go out and have fun on my own, I had to be with my brothers or my sister. My step-dad Cody use to tell me learn from your mistakes and make the best of it. I started thinking how could I do that when I couldn’t actually do anything wrong to make mistakes. Therefore it was a little hard to learn from my mistakes. My dad thought that when I peirced my nose that I had made a mistake in doing that, but I didn’t think so. I didn’t think that I made a mistake by pericing my nose. Now I know why he thought I made a mistake. He told me that it was a mistake to peirce it myself , that I should have waited and gotten it done professionaly. Well I didn’t think so I wanted to do it so I did.

Now that I am living with my mom a have more opprotunities to make mistakes and do what I want to, and learn from my mistakes. I can still hear my dads voice “you know what you did was wrong right, and I tell him yes sir” like he is actually talking to me, and he says back “ learn from what you did”. Till this day I still hear him talking to me telling me to learn from my mistakes. Sometimes I wish I could go back when my mom and dad were married , because I miss him telling me to learn from my mistakes to my face.

Right now I am living my life to the fullest, I am doing what I want to and still learning from my mistakes. When I get older I will tell my kids the same thing that my dad told me.” Learn from your mistakes, but still have fun.” I believe in doing what you want to and learning from your own mistakes.