My Most Valuable Life Lessons Essay

1277 Words Sep 19th, 2016 6 Pages
I was once told, “What you learn today can improve all of your tomorrows” (Ralph Marston).I am a firm believer that whatever journey gets thrown someone’s way makes them the person they become. These so called journeys, teach us the most valuable life lessons. Whether the lesson has a positive or negative outcome, it sticks and becomes a part of that person. I have experienced many life lessons, though some I may not have wanted to experience. I wouldn’t want it any other way. People learn to grow and overcome struggles in life. I have also had many people have an influence in my life, but some have left a vast impact on my life. Experience with three treasured women in my life have taught me the positive life lessons strength, courage, and love. When I was very young, my father and my mother had separated. I never had that standard family. Although my dad has always been in my life, I only saw him a couple weekends a month because he worked out of town. My mother never got much help from him, so I have always considered my mother as a single parent. Even though she only worked at the local grocery to support us, she made sure I had everything I ever needed. She would give everything up that she had to make sure I had everything, and for that I am forever grateful. My mother isn’t just my mom, she is also my role model. My mother finally found someone perfect for her, so we thought. This man would give my mother some security for one of the first times ever. I was so…

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