About me Speech
My favorite author Elizabeth Gilbert said, “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings”. My Name is Brianna McFadden and I think I have participated in all of my blessings.
The most important blessing in my life is my wonderful family. I believe the number one reason why my family is my most important blessing is simply because we are so tight knit. My uncle and my sisters are my best friends; my mother and father are wonderfully off beat and crazy. Every time I’m with my family I feel like the most blessed person in the world. This speech is about me but I wouldn’t be who I am without all of them. My family has blessed me by being there for me, helping me and teaching me. It takes a village to raise a child and I am proof of that fact. Most of my lessons where taught by my best friend, mentor and second father, my uncle Jason Evans. I was four years old his senior year, and he graciously accepted the position as my best friend. My family has blessed me with the ability to participate in my blessings and happiness. The blessing of a step family came when I was in third grade. I travel to Las Vegas every summer to visit my step aunts and uncles, as well as my multitude of cousins. It makes me happy to say that two of my favorite people in the world are a part of my step family. My crazy Aunt Gail and Uncle Victor are insane but wonderful. One of my favorite places to be is with my aunt and uncle making jewelry in their shop. My aunt Gail, has been great to me. On our first meeting when she learned I want to be a nurse she gave me her Florence nightingale lamp, from her nursing graduation. It is a very important thing to me. It reminds me to stay focused to get what I want. One thing that makes me happy is travel. I consider it a great...
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