I trip, I fall, and then I pick myself back up again. This has become a daily routine for someone like me. There are days when the easiest thing to do is give up--plain and simple. But, as I tease with the idea, something always turns me, aligns me, back on track. No one said a journey was easy. No one said an ocean calm. After all, "a smooth sea never made a skilled sailor."
"Don't Let It Sink,"
First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience:
1, Article 23.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/fgv/vol1/iss1/23