The Importance Of Going Back In Time

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What if I told you, you had the opportunity to go back in time? You could return two, three, five years, maybe even a week back. During this time you acquire the chance to change that one mistake, or the deep regret you felt when you believed to have ultimately made the worst decision of your life. Think about that moment and question what made this moment such a difficult time in your life. It may have been due to heartbreak, failure, fear, defeat, or maybe even a physical or emotional pain. Asking myself this question I initially thought, of course, I would change mostly everything. There aren’t enough redo buttons in the world for my list of mistakes. Like the time I failed miserably on my ACT, or the time I didn’t stand up to that bully …show more content…
Whether that person was predestined to do something good or maybe they make a few poor choices in order for a positive outcome to occur, I believe that if I were to go back and change some of those moments in my life that I originally thought I regretted, I wouldn’t be the same person I am today or even standing where I am now. I wouldn’t have changed anything about the day I took my ACT. The result of me failing my ACT made me realize multiple lessons. This experience prepared me for the SAT the following year, I learned that it isn’t wise to stay up for half of the night cramming for a test I don’t have a clue about or spend the entire test worrying about how much time I had left. I knew what to expect and I applied my past choices to aid my future …show more content…
The events that occurred are not important now, but rather the result in the end. What I learned from this point in my life is that my actions don’t just affect me. They affect everyone that’s closest to me. Sometimes I find myself thinking, what if my parents didn’t intervene or what if they had let me fall down the wrong path? I definitely wouldn’t be standing here today. My parents taught me that not making mistakes is the biggest

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