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Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8.

A great lesson I learned from my Great Dad in my whole life.

We are now old enough to understand all the things happening around us. We are old enough to know “What is good for us or not?” But still we need some to guide us for long run in our life. Then only the best option is our parent because they already have lot of experience from their life.

But there is always a question for us “Who is my role model for inspiring me?” Then the simple answer to this question is “My Great Dad”. I have learned so many things from my dad in my whole life. He inspired me to handle all the difficulties with ease and confidence.

Here is the list of things I learned from my dad to become a successful in my life:-

1)      Be patient and confidence is the key to get success at every single mode of life. If we are confident about our strong determinant, then no one can beat us in life.

2)      Everyone knows “Hardworking is the key to success”. But I knew this thing from my childhood because of “My


3)      Honesty is the best policy is always been told by my parents to me and my younger brother

4)      Always be in disciplines and Obey the rules and regulations for the sake of the safety of the everyone

5)      Always respect to elder and love to younger than us is taught by “My Dad”. Which is required at big level at this moment worldwide? We should love every one.

6)      We should take care of our health and our environment as much as we can do to save the environment. We should pay attention towards the save the energy and resources as well

7)      He inspired me to concentrate on the education and work, which is the life time property of every single person.

8)      He told us to help the needy and helpless people in our life, which is the best service to humanity and society as well.

9)      Always believe in the GOD and trust in ourselves. We should keep our trust in God and faith in our believes as well as.

10)   Never let yourself down even at the time of difficulties and problem. Always try our best to solve the problems and face all the troubles

I learned so many things from “My Great Dad” I will remember these facts for my whole life. I respect and love my Dad. I will definitely follow his guidance.



Sandeep Rajmail

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Bill Belew

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