My Father’s Influence

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Esther Huang Kevin Joyce English 102 May. 5, 2014 My Father’s Influence Everyone is affected by certain events or individuals that greatly change their life. A person can potentially change our life as a friend, a family member, or even a stranger. The person that has influenced my life the most is my father. He is the one that knows me the best and loves me a lot as all parents should. My father is a person who has good character and is easy to get along with. The goal of his family education is to build up a good character in children’s life. He taught me to have a right attitude toward life and not being afraid to make mistakes. All the life lessons he taught me are valuable. My father is the most influential person in my life because the way he helped me to build up a good character. Having the right attitude is the first step to building good character. My father told me that once I have the right attitude toward life, I can do great things within my good character. Attitude plays a part in virtually every phase of a human’s life, and it has powerful influence on behavior. Having the right attitude can enhance the quality of a person’s life. Good character can include many different good attitudes such as respect, trustworthiness, and fairness, but those elements of character need a long time to build up. When I was a child, one thing my father kept telling me was to be a responsible student. As a kid, school was the most important thing in my life, and I had to take responsibility for it such as go to classes on time and hand in homework on time. My father said that whether a student goes to classes on time can be measured as their character. If students have a right attitude on their education, they will take their responsibility seriously. Also, my father taught me some tricks for when I missed or did not complete my work. He said that if I were absent

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