After an hour into studying my Father walked pass my door, he looked into my room and said Chuck you are hard at work aren't you? I said yes, Dad but I really hate test. Then he looked at me then said Chuck test are a way of preparing you for the outside world, because believe it or not long after High School and College you will still be taking or preparing yourself for test. Employers will test you, life will test you and you will even be tested, by your friends, family, girlfriend, your children in the future or your future wife. I said well I won't have to worry about children or a wife , Dad because I am not having any children and I don't ever plan on getting married. Then my Father looked at me then smiled and said Son never say never because the things you wish wouldn't happen will happen in time. But today school, is preparing you for life outside of these walls and the ultimate test. The Test of life is not on things you do well, but on things that bring you extreme difficulty or make you feel uncomfortable. If you can pass or handle life while things aren't going well, then you will be able to over come any obstacle that may come your way. Your mother has confidence in you and so do I, School isn't just about taking test, its shaping your mind so you can handle other future test. As I now think about my Fathers wise words I know he was right, life does test each of us every single day. Even in our relationships or marriages there is a test, The Test, is can the couple weather a storm , survive a crisis, then over come problems or trouble and then get better because of it. If nothing changes or if it happens to make things worse, then the relationship or marriage has problems, but if the couple becomes stronger or more united than ever before. Then they have passed the ultimate test and are truly meant to be together forever. The Test of life! Write in then express your thoughts or opinions on the subject.