The Importance Of My Father

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-When was the last time I saw my father and where? -When he was in a tomb. I don`t usually start off this way, but his death has motivated me to strive for greatness. His death helped me become the person I am today. Just as hard as the beginning of this essay, life is equally hard. And so as truth! In the Tibetan dictionary, the word “death” translates into the limit of glance. I see my father standing at the limit of what he had seen. One of our privilege as a human is to be able to see and feel the precious moments. Seeing the sunrise in the morning, raindrops slowly disappearing into the ground, the shooting stars in the night sky, looking at the eyes of your crush when he said he loves you… Limit of glance is the limit of the things you`ve seen and the things you could`ve seen. In the end, we look at the face of death as it is inevitably our fate. The world is beautiful. Evidence of it is life! Life is beautiful, its evidence is death! I believe death is as amazing as life. I was eleven years old when I first looked at dead. Of all the faces at the funeral what I remember the most was my mother`s. As known to be the toughest of the family, she didn`t shed tears. Her calm, yet cold look made me feel like she`s the one who died and somehow my father seemed more alive than ever. That`s how I came to realize the…show more content…
That night I prayed to god to give me the power to be able to protect my family and friends. As long as I have the strength to do that, I don`t care if I am weaker than anyone else. As I felt more and more insignificant, I was giving into my own weakness and hurting the ones I care the most. My heart just couldn`t keep up with the gigantic gap between dreams and reality. Seeing her I understood that we shouldn`t take life or the people that we love for granted. Death isn`t something that can be controlled. That`s why living every day intentionally and purposefully, is what we should strive

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