Life teaches us many lessons. Some of these lessons may include living with the consequences of our choices, taking life one step at a time, living in the present moment, finding balance, developing compassion for ourselves and/or others, living with integrity, and dealing with grief. -write a narrative about a particular event in which you either learned this lesson or recognized that you needed to learn this lesson. -write for a specific audience with a specific purpose, using an appropriate voice and tone. build a complex, but coherent paper around your own thoughts and analyses. -connect paragraphs to thesis and each other; produce a smooth flow of ideas using appropriate coherence techniques. construct paragraphs that develop and support the main idea with specific examples and concrete details. analyze, evaluate and interpret complex material. -write an essay with an effective introduction and conclusion. -construct clear, grammatically correct sentences of precise and appropriate words.