Back in the Days

Topics: Man, Boy, World Pages: 2 (546 words) Published: March 20, 2013

I want a better life in a good world for everyoneBack in my earlier years as a young man twenty something, I viewed the world as my oyster, play ground, eating and being merry. I associated myself with a group of guys that were categorized as “pretty boys”. We ran the streets care free, after work of course, because we needed the most important tool there was to a bunch of young guys at that time, money, paper, cheddar, as we call it. Many years passed by that were full of fun, laughter, heart ache, trouble, and hard times. Never the less; we made it through the years. Then one summer a close family member of mine was murder in his home when he opened the front door of his house. There was a knock at the door, and when he opened it he was shot in the head point blank and died instantly. Not too long after, another close cousin was arrested for gun possession and distribution and sentenced to fifteen years in federal prison. The following summer I was involved in a bad car accident, which may I add was not my fault. I was hit by a stolen vehicle driven by two young men in their teens. Lucky, I made it out of that incident with just a few scratches on my foot. As I sat home along staring at the walls one day, it felt like an epiphany, but a voice speaking to me and I could hear it clear. Now read my word I heard, from that I envision, realized I wanted a better life in the world where there is peace, love, joy, and happiness. First I pray asking God to forgive me of all my sins seen and unseen. Then God’s spirit empowers me to begin reading his word, the Holly Bible. As I recover from my injury it suddenly occurred to me, I would like to go back to school so that I can become economically independent, support myself and support those dependent on me. I envision in my world where every individual have the opportunity to a good meal every day. And while eating that good meal I...
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