My Faith: The Driving Force Of My Life

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My faith has always been the driving force of my life. I live by the notion that everything happens for a reason. Ecclesiates 3:1 declares, "For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven." When I first began my college career, I struggled trying to find the best career path for myself. For years, I went through the motionsof taking classes and preparing my schedule in a way in which I believed my college experience should be, until one day I realized that I was not enjoying school anymore. Learning was not fun, rather it was becoming more of a chore. So, after years of not being able to connect with the content I was learning, I decided to enroll in a course in the exercise science department. As I became more and …show more content…
At a very young age, my parents instilled in me the value of kindness. Unlike other things, kindness is priceless and can make a difference in a family, community, or even in the world. It is a way of telling someone that you care. I find it very enlightening to serve the community. I remember as a child, going out to feed the hungry and volunteering at elderly homes. One time that I remember very vividly was going out with my family and visiting different homes around my church community that were not as fortunate as I was growing up. I realized the value of serving others and putting the needs of others before my own. I felt how important it was when I saw the reaction of teenagers being able to enjoy the little things I might have taken for granted around the holiday season. Had it not been for those types of community outreach programs, I would not have fully grasped the concept that others might never have the opportunity to experience the same things I did. Through these lessons, I realized just how passionate I was about helping people. It was something about being able to see the smiles on someone’s face that gave me a sense of accomplishment, no matter how big or small the circumstance was. I took great pride in knowing that I was able to encourage and strengthen people at times where they may not be at their …show more content…
My interests expand from dizziness and balance to motion analysis. I am particularly interested in researching neural plasticity as it relates to investigating its effect on motor skill learning. Working with Dr. Butler would be an excellent way in improving my research abilities that would characterize brain functioning, such as motor control and neuro-rehabilitation. Having the opportunity to study at Georgia State University would be a great opportunity to continue in the kinesiology field and develop my skills in the field of physical

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