Second Chance at Life

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A Second Chance at Life

Have you ever prayed for a second chance at life? Well I have been asking God every day for another chance to change my life. I have made many terrible decisions in my life and I’m still suffering from them today. A second chance at life allows you to learn from your mistakes and give you the opportunity to make a better decision the second time around. My mistakes and decisions didn’t discourage me from my goals but it made me a stronger woman. God has brought me through so many obstacles to open my eyes, but I do know he wouldn’t have put me through anything I couldn’t handle. I will like a second chance at life to do better in high school, do better my freshman year in college and stayed home with my parents until I was ready to leave. Before Hurricane Katrina, I would only care for academics. I was an “A” student and was placed in all gifted classes. During the hurricane, I was forced to attend any school available and I didn’t get alone with my teachers. At the time, I was a junior, the school’s counselor couldn’t find my records and I was placed back in the ninth grade until they found them. The hurricane discouraged me and I was no longer focused; furthermore, I gave up and became a follower. I began to careless about my grades and GPA. I was the class clown and I would pick fights for childish reasons. There were times when I wanted to drop out of high school and get a GED. I will like a second chance to at life to have made better grades and aimed for scholarships. I shouldn’t have allowed a storm to stop me from reaching my goals. I should have concentrated more on my studies instead of participating in every extra curriculum activity. I thank God for giving me a teacher who didn’t give up on me, her name was Mrs. Magee. She found my records and helped me earn the credits I needed to graduate. It wasn’t easy,…...

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