The Day I Was The Right Side Of A Coin Flip Essay

774 Words Oct 13th, 2015 4 Pages
Sometimes Believing Is Seeing
We have all heard the phrase “seeing is believing” at some point in our lives. Whether you are in doubt over something or are in need of hard facts, this response seems to satisfy a wide variety of potential questions. If you break the statement down to its fundamental components, all you are left with is three ordinary words in the English language. Words are just simply that: words. I have never found that words alone lead to action or any deep change of thought. Personally I need to see something first before I can change my line of thinking on a topic matter. While many events have contributed to shaping my beliefs over the last 18 years, there is one experience that comes to my mind nearly every day. We have all had close calls with luck and fate. Some could be as small as guessing the right side of a coin flip. But some could be much more significant, like the day I was saved from being hit by a speeding car. The saving force was only possible thanks to a miracle that could not have come at a better time. That is when the phrase “seeing is believing” took on a whole new meaning in my life.
At approximately 8:15 PM on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 I was finishing my shift at my job. After locking up the office, I began my trek up to the parking lot by walking the sparsely traveled access road that connected the property from one end to another (the property is on 65 acres of land). The one-way section of road I was walking on twisted and turned…

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