Summary Of ' Malcolm X ' Essays

756 Words Aug 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Malcolm X once said, “There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.” For me, when being faced with pain the once strong person I was becomes weak. Almost seven years ago, my great grandmother died which left a huge impact on all of my family. She was like the God of our family who brought everyone all together in one tiny house. The thought of never going there for dinner ever again, never spending another holiday in her house, and the impact her death has had on my life makes me become weak. I grew up going to my great grandmother’s house on Tuesday nights every week. Every Tuesday night was the same ritual of sitting in the same chair you always sat in and my great grandmother saying the traditional grace of “God is great, God is good.” Following dinner she would walk to the creek to feed the fish with bread that she rolled into a ball with the palm of her hands, and I would be right by her side. Just as when Jesus filled up nets with fish when Peter could not catch one before, all of the fish came to her presence whenever she went down to the creek. The rest of the evenings followed with having late night talks on the porch while watching the night twinkle with lightning bugs. Today, our family does not get together for Tuesday night dinners and there are no fish to be fed in the creek. From the day she died, my whole family has been so lost…

Related Documents