My Interest On Education And Education Essay

1677 Words Feb 26th, 2016 7 Pages
I am merely a sum of our life experiences; they are the layers of my being. The things I see, do and experience make me who I am. They also dictate who I want to be. The morals and values that I have, makes me who I am in this very moment. They led me to my interest in education and the educating of the marginalized.
I was raised in the Seventh-day Adventist church. Church was my life all the activities I ever did were centered around the church. The best part about being a part of this church is the focus they placed on education. Even though there was major emphasis on education in my life, I graduated high school without being accepted to college or even having any prospects for what career I would enter. My parents never forced me to do more than I wanted to in my education, however they would consistently tell me in a firm, yet loving way the importance of getting a college degree. They wanted me to gain the desire on my own. My parents are not college educated and I witnessed the struggles associated with that. I just wanted to find where I could focus all my energies.
The tenets of the Bible have always been the foundation I have rested on. For as long as I can remember I was told, “love the Lord my God with all my heart and love my neighbor as myself. I was also told that I showed that I loved God by the way I treated everyone I come in contact with. This means that my whole life would be for serving others, just as Jesus did on earth. My life would be…

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