I Am A Broken Compass Essay

797 Words Sep 9th, 2015 4 Pages
“My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place” (KJV Jerimiah 50:6). A compass is believed to ensure guidance to a lost individual, no matter if you are a sailor lost in the Pacific Ocean or an explorer walking through the Amazon Forest; a broken compass does not provide guidance if you are lost. For this I believe I am a broken compass because all of the directions that I am receiving in my life are leading me down the wrong path and I do not know where I am going, but that broken compass can be fixed.
Growing up as a child, my family already had my educational life mapped out; it was simple, go to college and pursue a career in nursing. I was fine with that because I am interested in setting that as my life long goal. But thinking further ahead, I never thought about whom I wanted to be in life or what people will remember me by when I leave this world. I believe everyone wants to be remembered by something rather it be good or bad. Personally, I would like to be remembered by something good; but every time I try doing something that will affect my life positively, it turns into negativity.
I started high school out by participating in track and field, I thought joining track would take my mind off of the hardships around me. I particularly specialized in the hurdles, I believed that the hurdles were the perfect event…

Related Documents