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My Pledge
By Alfonzo Tucker (Columnist)
Published December 3, 2009

My Pledge

Dear reader, please take these words with you, keep them as yours. Life has many hurdles yet to defeat negativity; you must carry with you an intellectual metaphoric sword. I have suffered defeat and failed on many occasions. Yet, in my opinion, the true testament of human existence is measured by what a single human being does with their personal energy. I choose to motivate you! 


My Pledge

I have an internal desire to achieve

It was given to me by our higher power, an entity greater then you greater then me

I cannot fully understand why


I just know that God has a plan because I am still alive

Please do not debate your level of belief, just know that before we came to exist, an energy more complex then human comprehension was present

I pledge to give myself all that is positive until my life is complete

Whether my pursuit is victorious or I reluctantly suffer defeat

I pledge to continue my quest until success rests at my feet

It can be academic, athletic, blue collar, executive, to abstain or obtaining a meal to eat

I pledge to move forward with my shoulders back, my chin in the clouds listening to myself speak,

“I am proud, I am eager, I am worthy to receive. I am what my choices were yesterday, so Today I Will Achieve!”

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