CONSCIENCE - “Conscience” By Gage St Pierre Have you...

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“Conscience” By: Gage St. Pierre Have you ever had the notion of something inside your head forcing that feeling of guilt after doing something wrong? I have felt this one time during elementary school when I interrupted the class multiple times during a lesson one day. After class I was given a note telling what happened to be signed by my parents at home after being scolded by the teacher for interrupting the class. I was afraid that my parents were going to be mad or disappointed at me so I went into my room at nighttime and forged my mother’s signature with a pencil that I got out of my pencil pouch. Once I finished and lied down in bed to go to sleep, I felt like I had a lump in my throat and my hands became tremendously sweaty as I started to realize that
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Unformatted text preview: forging signatures was a crime and I could get in even more trouble if anyone found out what I had done. I layed in my bed for a few hours thinking about all these things. Finally, I decided to erase the faked signature, and I would tell my parents in the morning about the note. I then woke up the next morning telling them about the note and that I tried to forge their signature, but that I decided against it. My parents were proud that I decided to do the right thing regardless of the consequences, and this made me very pleased that I did what I was supposed to do by listening to my gut feeling. This was the time I had the feeling of guilt forced onto me after doing something wrong on that day....
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