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Literacy Narrative Paper

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Small 1 Jessica L Small ENG 121-10R Professor Avant 14 September 2014 Literacy Narrative The Bible played a significant role in my upbringing, as a child, and continues to impact my life to this day. I specifically recall one cool, breezy, mid-August afternoon when I was practically 5 years old. Peeking in through the big glass window at Charlie’s Candy Store, my attention was immediately drawn to the bucket of fresh gumballs. The shiny, panther-pink gumball gleamed like a freshly polished marble inside the transparent bucket. As I stepped inside the store, I was overwhelmed by the ...view middle of the document...

He told me that this was one of the Ten Commandments. He then gave me a pencil and three sheets of paper and had me write that verse 100 times. I wrote until my hand hurt and everyone else had already gone to bed. My father was the pastor of a small Pentecostal Church in South Boston, so this brand of punishment for misbehavior was nothing new. As ‘preacher’s kids’, my brothers, sisters, and I were expected to memorize the bible, in its’ entirety. I remember practicing before church and on our walks back and forth from school. We would memorize the verses and my father would quiz us on them when he got home from work. Applying the learned scriptures to our everyday lives was

Small 2 something that was not only expected, but demanded. As we sat around the dinner table each night recalling the events of the day, my father would always ask us what scriptures we could apply to our individual situations and circumstances. We were raised with the conviction that our purpose in life was to strive to be more like Jesus every day. And so we did. Although there were certain standards of living I was raised with that I have chosen not to practice in my day to day life, those memorized verses are still there. And I still find myself applying these scripture verses to my life from time to time.

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