Success Is Not Than Just Luck

858 Words Oct 27th, 2015 4 Pages
Success in anything requires more than just luck. It requires practice. I know doing the same thing over and over can be very annoying, but if you are really determined to be perfect at whatever it is that you are doing then practice is definitely the way to go. Few years ago, I learned to ride a bike, all by myself. But it didn’t just happen in an hour or two, it took time, and a whole lot of practice. It happened like this.
Summer had just started. I was laying on the grass in my backyard drinking in the warm sun when my dad came out of the house with a smile on his face. I loved to see him smile because when he smiled it meant good news is coming. So I smiled back at him.
“I have a surprise for you.” He said, as he walked over to me. That was weird, Dad wasn’t the type of guy to give surprises.
“What is it?” I asked, my curiosity growing more and more as the seconds passed. “Let’s go inside and you can see.” He smiled. I liked how this was going, I loved surprises. I got up off the ground and walked in to the house with a skip in my step. Dad followed me.
“It’s in the garage,” he said. So we went down to the garage. I turned out the light.
It was a brand new bike. A bike without training wheels. I couldn’t believe it, it was amazing. But why had he not put the training wheels on yet? He knew I didn’t know how to ride without training wheels. I turned around to face him. He was still smiling.
“I don’t know how to ride a bike without training wheels.” I said.
“It’s time…
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