CHECKPOINTS FOR ALL OF US
Post date: Jun 21, 2018 12:45:52 AM
By Benjamin Joseph B. Lomibao
City of Balanga National High School
As what Joshua J. Marine said “Challenges are what makes life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful” which often makes us ponder of what brought successful people to the top.
In many instances people had to take certain steps to succeed in life. There are certain checkpoints that needs to bring to mind. Education is one of the keys to success, and pursuing education is one of the best ways to achieve one’s goals in life. From the moment we are born, we start to learn. We learn how to attract attention and get our needs met. We learn how to interact with others and how to crawl, walk, and run. Some of these we learn on our own, and the rest we learn from our parents and siblings. As we grow older, however, the amount of information we can learn on our own diminishes, and we must rely increasingly on formal education in order to develop the skills and knowledge we need to be successful in today’s world.
There is nothing like getting a solid education. It stimulates your mind and provides you with a pass to a world of possibilities. Learning is one of those aspects in life that is priceless. Knowledge is powerful and has the ability to deliver positive outcomes throughout your career.
In a classroom setup there are students that has different perspectives in life in what path they want to travel. As educator we have the obligation to stress to our students that whatever path they want to choose they should understand the importance of having a good education.
Education helps us understand things around us. It gives us a purpose in life and helps us solve problems in general to specific or vice versa. In addition Oprah said “education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom”. It is also vital that when educating our students we do not neglect to educate their hearts.
When we are educated it gives us a knowledge of the world around us and changes it into something better. It develops in us a perspective of looking at life. It helps us build opinions and have points of view on things in life. Education makes us capable of interpreting things, among other things. It is not just about lessons in textbooks. It is about the lessons of life.
Let us help each and every student not to hesitate if they are offered the opportunity to receive a decent education. Help them know that it has the capability to change and improve their life. If they are thinking of going to school, or back for higher education, it is worth highly considering.
Remember that this is the moment to perform. Your time is now!