This I Believe

Lindsey - Dufur, Oregon
Entered on May 4, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: change
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I believe in the power of change. I believe that an alcoholic will not always be an alcoholic. I believe that a drug addict will not always be a drug addict. I believe that there are cheaters in the world who have realized their mistakes and will never make that same mistake again. Granted this is not true for everyone with these types of issues, but it can be true for many people out there.

I believe if people do not want to change then they won’t. People have to want it and believe that it is possible otherwise they will not have enough strength to beat their addiction.

I believe if two people are truly in love and there was a mistake made by another person, its not only that persons job to fix what they did and make it right, but I also believe that if the victim in the situation should look past what has happened. Don’t fight for them if they can’t come to you admit what they did, and they say they still honestly love you. If they are willing to fight for it then I believe that it can still work, it has still worked for people, but it takes the belief in both people and the strength to fight for each other.

I believe that people can be followers and fall under peer pressure. I believe that they do what other people want them to so they can fit in with that crowd. But I also believe that people can rise from that low point in their life and be their own person and make their own choices.

I believe strongly in the power of God. I think that anyone can have problems in there life and God will still love them. I believe that people who have gone on the wrong path in there lives can ask God for forgiveness and he will forgive us for our sins. I believe that God died on the cross for us and lives for us.

This is what I Believe.