Message change is not going to happen with some bumps

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Message:Change is not going to happen with some bumps in the road. There will be a struggle to get where you want to. Change is part of life, there is nothing wrong with changes. To makeany changes you must get rid of the old, the things that have no use, to make new and improved changes. Changes can help with lifeand help you get through any struggles. Journal Entry 5Page numbers:93 - 116Quote:Analysis:“ ‘Here’s squash seeds,’ I said. ‘Here’s pepperseeds, and here’s eggplants.’ Turtle looked thoughtfully at the little flat disks. ‘That’s justgoing to discombobble her,’ Mattie said. ‘Those seeds don’t look anything like what you’re saying they’ll grow into. When kids are that little, they don’t take much on faith.’ “Oh,’ I said. It seemed to me that Turtle had to take practically everything on faith. “Show her something that looks like what you eat.’ I scooped a handful of big white beans out of one Mattie’s jars. ‘These are beans. Remember white bean soup with ketchup? Mmm, you like that.” ‘Bean,’ Turtle said. ‘Humbean.’ I looked at Mattie ‘Well, don’t sitthere, the child’s talking to you,’ Mattie said. In picked up Turtle and gave her a hug. ‘That’s right, that’s a bean. And you’re about Context:Taylor and Turtle take a trip to a lake with Lou Ann, Dwayne, Mattie and the two married couple friends, Estevan and Esperanza. Taylor and the couple met at a picnic. When they arrived at the lake and stepped out the car, Esperanza stepped out thecar and laid eyes on the kids, she step back and look stunned. She could not stop looking at Turtle, as if she had Turtle before. Taylor thought something was wrong so asked Estevan if she was okay. Estevan said it was Turtle, she looks like a little they known in Guatemala. After everyone ate and relax, Estevan and Taylor thought it would be fun if they jumped into the cold water. Lou Ann did not like the idea, she did everything she couldto stop but was unsuccessful. After spending
Khamfong 8the smartest kid alive,’ I told her. Mattie just smiled. As I planted the beans, Turtle followed me down the row digging each one up after I planted it and putting it back in the jar. ‘Good girl,’ I said. I could see a whole new era arriving in Turtle’s and my life” (97).the day at the lake, they began to leave at dusk and Mattie hit her brakes hard make everyone jump and Taylor almost rear ending her. She stopped because there was a quail ahead with babies running aroundRelationships:Taylor vs TurtleTurtle learning her first word means a lot because she has been so quiet and speechless. When Turtle says “bean” it is big and excitingfor the both. This is very big for Taylor, due to the fact that in the beginning she did not know how to care for a child. She did not know how to interact with baby. But now she does, she is learning how to connect with Turtle.

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