Scott, Assistant Professor Pan African Studies Department - California State University, Northridge Northridge, California, June 19, There are occasions when you as a writer get to sound off, to give an opinion that does not have to be supported, documented, or even explained. Some of the forms that Personal Perspective essays take are "Letters," editorials, guest columns, speeches, and special assignments when the writer is asked to respond to a particular issue, subject, or the like. Sometimes the personal perspective is important because of the writer, who may be a celebrity like Spike Lee or Bill Cosby, a famous government official such as California Congresswoman Maxine Walters, or newsmaking personality like Reverend Jessie Jackson and Minister Louis Farrakhan. Sometime the personal viewpoint is important because the writer represents a large or definite segment of society like National Urban League President John Jacobs or Brotherhood Crusade President Danny Bakewell and is, in effect, speaking for that constituency on a subject such as Black-Korean Relationships in Southcentral Los Angeles.
Here are five other entries that we felt deserved special recognition and attention. It was such a natural feeling for me. I knew I wanted to love, nurture, teach, protect and respect my child. I just didn't know what my journey would be.
After many years and many losses and many prayers — I was blessed with the gift of my son, Joshua. I knew he was growing inside me almost instantly.
When he was born, the moment I saw his big eyes is a moment I will never ever forget: My cup runneth over!
Naturally, my "plan" for my journey to motherhood would have been a little different than God's plan for me, but during these last five years of being Joshua's mom, I believe, of course, that God knew best. I believe it gave me a different perspective, even a little more patience.
Maybe it made me a better Mom and made me appreciate life and its challenges so much more. I do so love all the challenges and rewards that motherhood brings. I've loved watching him grow from a happy, playful baby into a very active, outgoing, loving, smart, silly, kind and compassionate little boy.
Oh, did I say active?!! I love watching him learn and create and grow into the beautiful little boy he was created to be. He is all this and so much more.
My life is so much richer, fuller and more meaningful because I have the privilege of being a Mother. I cherish every moment, every day. Being a mom has made me into the person I was meant to be. This is a love like no other.
I am so very blessed!! By Linda Orel of Sharon Being a mom has been the most joyful experience of my life. My 5-year-old daughter Samantha gives. Now I find dinosaurs in my pillows and my drawer stuff in the oddest places.
Not in my wildest dreams could I imagine that my kisses on the little foreheads would have immense healing power, nor did I ever think that I would be able to discuss potty colors shamelessly at the dining table.
These two little miracles I gave birth to showed me that I could survive watching the same cartoon movie twice a day the whole week through, and I could still manage with mere four hours of sleep, or even less. Motherhood is a roller coaster ride of emotions, one where you learn on the go.
But it is also the best thing that ever happened to me. Lastly, the journey of motherhood revealed to me that my heart no longer beats inside my body.
By Sarah Gardner of Norwood For me Mother's Day and motherhood are a bittersweet triumph and beautiful proof of my faith in love.
My most wonderful realization of motherhood was discovering how truly easy and natural it is to love your child. Despite a painful upbringing, I was able to bring two amazing people into the world and feel the most incredible joy in their smallest delights and developments.Grendel Essay While Grendels mother tries to maternally interact with him, Grendel rejects her love because he believes she is more of an animal than his mother.
. FROM HER PERSPECTIVE ii Abstract Teenage mothers face many challenges throughout their lives, challenges that prove to be both positive and negative. Jan 03, · Send your essays to [email protected] and write “single mother” in the subject line.
(Please check out our submission guidelines.) We will choose the best ones and run them on the blog. This may not be a typical Mother's Day essay, but it had to be written in case some young mother out there is trying to come to terms with this sort of thing.
Know that being a mother is the best mother for you, too. Give yourself the same love you give others.
&pagebreaking& By Amy Ford of . aspect of the poem that reflects genius is the perspective and how personable it is. Hughes is writing from the perspective of a mother. This poem was written in when Hughes was just 20 years of age. It’s astonishing that a 20 year-old man has the mental stability to write a poem in the.
A Mother's Love Essay Contest Hot Topics We had so many great entries for our Mother’s Day Essay Contest (read our May issue for more essays) that we didn’t want to limit ourselves by only publishing only the winner and honorable mentions.