Paper About Life

The Longman dictionary of American English
defines life as, the force that enables us
to continue. Life in my eyes is the interval
of time between birth and death. Throughout
life you will be placed in situations, and
put to the test of time. There will be times
when you are joyous, and times when you are
sorrowful. This is the period of trial and
tribulation. Face the fact life is hard.

Being an adolescent, a person is premature
to the world. The value of an inexperienced
adolescent is meaningless, compared to a
person who has more experience in life. When
I was younger, I payed very little attention
to the values of life of life. In my eyes,
life was fun and games. I felt I would
always be a child, and have the never-ending
support of my parents. I knew I lived an
untouchable life, until tragedy struck and
changed my life forever.

Just a few years ago, I was put through a
very emotional stage of depression. At the
young age of fourteen, my mother went into
cardiac arrest. I remember having a horrible
dream that specific night about a death in
my family. I remember hearing the cries of
my father and sisters. It was thoses very
cries that awoke me from my sleep. At the
time of my awakening, I was very confused.
It was as if I was living out my dream.

As I walked the hallway, I noticed some
strangers were in my home. These strangers
were wearing paramedic paraphernalia.
Suddenly, my heart began to skip beats. I
noticed that something was not right in my
home. I followed the strangers into my
parent's master bedroom. As I entered the
room, I saw my mother lying on the floor
fighting for her life. The paramedics were
performing CPR on the most positive figure
in my life. At that time all I could do were
cries and ask the Lord for His help. The
paramedics finally revived my mother and
rushed her to the nearest hospital. There
she was diagnosed with walking pneumonia.
The doctor stated, that during her stages of
pneumonia, cold fluids built up around her
heart. This caused my mother to go into
cardiac arrest.

At the time of my mothers near death
experience, I felt issues that once had
meaning became irrelevant. Instead of
spending my time socializing with friends, I
found myself spending quality time with my
family. Also I became more involved with my
mothers heath issues. My mother has always
been important to me, but since this
incident I realized that my mother has a
great impact on my life.

In the life time of an individual their are times when
obstacles are in the way. These obstacles will have different
situation depending on the individual. There are times when
the persons' emotions will take its course. In some
situations the persons' obstacle may set a sorrowful or a
joyous mood. Throughout my life, there have been several
obstacles set in my way. One of those obstacles changed
my views on life. Life is very precious, and is something
that we all take for granted. Now that my values on life
have progressed, I see that my mother is the world to me,
and without her I would not be the person I am today.