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Personal Essay : The Gift Of Life

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The gift of life is one of the most valuable and precious things that we have been given. When I take a step back and think about what life means to me, I think of a life full of experience and taking everything into perspective, living each day like it could be my last. I very much cherish my life and live it to the fullest. I love everyone in my life and would do anything for my friends and family. Life is full of ups and downs and even when times are tough I pray and do what I can do and leave the rest up to the good Lord. One thing that is always tough and hard to swallow in life is the death of a family member or friend. It is never easy and something that can really impact someone’s life in a positive and negative way. A positive way in which if that family member or loved one was suffering and although hard to watch you know they are in a better place in heaven. Negative in a way that knowing that the one you loved isn’t there anymore and all you have is the memories of the good times. It’s never easy when a loved one passes, their physical presence vanished and it almost feels as if there is a empty spot in your heart wanting them back. I have had many experiences with the death of loved ones and I can relay to you that it takes a huge toll on the heart. Everyone has different ways of dealing and coping with death. All the tears crying brings also the grieving and sadness. But the grieving will not get them back but it is just our human reaction. One of the things
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