The Importance Of My Journey To Finding My Vocation

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My journey to discovering my vocation has not been the straightest path. Someone once told me, “Whatever you are, be a good one.” These words of advice are constantly hovering in the back of my mind because even when I am not certain of where I am going, I strive to be successful in what I am doing at that particular time. This has challenged me to live in the moment, and for someone that obsessively plans, this is not easy. However, my journey resembles this struggle because discovering what roles I want to live out is one of the most difficult things I have ever had to do. From learning how to be self sufficient, live a manageable life and become the best version of myself, I was able to prepare myself for my ultimate vocation: a teacher. From a very young age, I relied on others. Maybe…show more content…
However, they nearly could have if I would not have been able to recognize that I was ultimately failing. This was a hard pill to swallow because I do not picture myself as a failure. I learned the hard way that no matter how much effort I put into the different aspects of my life, nothing could change what I was able to manage. Realizing I was not as brilliant as I could be when I spread myself so thin, I gained a better understanding of the importance of finding a balance in my life in order to live happily. Finding a healthy balance in my life was a crucial learning moment for me in order to fulfill my role as a teacher. From a very young age, I enjoyed playing school with my younger brother. Assuming the role as a teacher almost every time, we practiced how to write the letters and how to add and subtract numbers. Later on, I continued this interest when I babysat. I enjoyed finding something I could teach to the children while I was there. There was something about having the power and opportunity to expose the children to learning that made me excited in a way I never felt

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