It 's The Climb By Millie Cyrus Essay

808 Words Sep 9th, 2015 4 Pages
It’s never too late I have decided to go back to school, to make a difference and impact lives; to take the challenge of living and not just existing. I am 60 years old, and it’s a “now or never” kind of a thing, but as they say “It’s never too late,” to get an associate degree in psychology and write a book. A song, a quote and a few selected women come to mind as I venture into this path of attending Colorado Christian University. The song “It’s the Climb” by Millie Cyrus sings: “It ain’t about how fast I get there, it ain’t about what’s on the other side. It’s the climb” The song goes on to describe the journey we travel in this life, and the challenges we face, and our reactions to them; to discover that our faith in ourselves becomes stronger by pressing on towards the ultimate goal. As the Bible says: “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus” Phil 3:4 Although the grammar is not correct, the lyrics are exactly what describes my feelings. As, I take a step closer to making this decision, I also, thought of women who walked in my shoes before me, as they too went back to school at this prime time of life. A woman by the name of Weladene Zedan, graduated with a bachelor’s degree, and academic honors with a job offer in 2013, her age 85. Another woman, making national headlines, Helen Small, at 90 years old, obtained a Master’s Degree in Physiological Sciences. Proving it’s never too late to make your dream come true. Last but not…

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