Example Of A Personal Reflection Journal

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"Rasberry.Session1.Journal." In reflection on what has inspired me to attend college and obtain my degree, I have to begin by stating that I am a 47 year old single mom of 5 children. Two who are grown and 3 still in my care. In raising my four older children, their father and I decided that I would be a stay at home mom and homeschool our children. I had gotten married at age 22 with never having attended a college and had tested and received my GED at age 17 after quitting school at age 16. I raised my children and after 18 years of marriage, my husband and I divorced and I met a man on a dating site and began a relationship. After the divorce, I attempted to find a job and was unsuccessful. I had no…show more content…
My goal now is to obtain a degree that will equip me with knowledge and experience in office management so that I can have a career with very little pain and can be self sufficient to raise my children on my own. They have seen me in the worst situations. They have watched me in desperation and despair as I've struggled severely. They have been uprooted and lost their sense of security with me so much so that my 13 year old son wants to live with his father permanently. I want to show them that their mom is not a quitter and never gave up, even in the hardest, darkest times. I kept a smile on my face even when they saw tears in my eyes. We've laughed and cried together and they have seen the very real evidence of God at work in our lives. His protection, guidance and mercy have been never ending, and I want my children to see us come out stronger in the end because of his presence in my life. I hope to prove to them that nothing is impossible and when I complete this degree and am thriving in a
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