People who have influenced me

30 Things my kids should know about me

Part 9 in the series 30 Things My Kids Should Know About Me.

Seriously? I am currently nursing a bad back with muscle relaxers that work but also make me want to fall asleep sitting here. And now somehow I am supposed to come up with 10 people who influenced me and why. In the interest of being able to actually finish this post, I am going to stop at 3 or 4 people. I pray this is coherent.

1. My mom. She is my mom, so how she could she not be influential? She is the one I try to be like. Sure, she made mistakes but I always knew she was there for me. I always knew that no matter what I needed, she would be there. I hope that one day you both feel about me the same way I feel about her.

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2. My dad. Much like my mom, my dad was such a major force in my life. He was my first real love. The one who was strong enough to take care of any problem I had. He was like my own personal Superman. But above all that he taught me how to study the Bible.

3. My siblings. I was so lucky to grow up in a big family. I have 4 brothers and a sister. And each of them have made an impact on my life. I know what it means to have 5 people have your back in any situation, no matter what. I have learned what it means to have your own 5 person cheering section. Let me tell you, it is amazing.

Who has influenced you most in your life?

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Rachel Akers writes about crafts, recipes, and features the adventures of a family of 4. It is always crazy but I wouldn't change it for the world! Comments or questions? Talk to me on Facebook or Twitter or sign up for our RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.