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Be thankful for what you have-Take pride in the things that you have, okay...-Listen to what I am about to tell you-We live in a time right now (and I know you all see it if you're on social media, you're watching this right now, or you're listening or reading it)-We live in a time where people love to flaunt, they love to flaunt their money, their jewels, all the rich things that they have...they love it-Now don't get me wrong, I'm a fan of winners-I love to see people win, I love to see people who busted their ass...

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Here’s to you old man. 🍻-You know, when I found this going through your stuff after you passed…we had a good laugh (my aunt Yolanda and I).-She had no idea you had it and assumed it was brand new; but nope…it was cracked which means you had taken a few sips.-It’s ok, you weren’t a drinker…we all knew that over the years but you earned those last sips. -She said, you want it? I know your not drinking….I said, yea when I’m off #75hard I’ll knock one down for him.-I haven’t drank in almost a year…but I had to for...

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Here’s to transparency…🍻 - What I feared would happened, “happened”. - I got comfortable. 2021 I got my new place and finally got some peace in my life. (My fear: I’d lose my hunger) - I did. I thought I could now put it in cruise control and go hard (here and there) but take it easy. - The photo on the left is what “take it easy” looks like. (I am struggling showing this photo man it upsets me) - I can run the excuses: I had a concussion, I got C19, I lost someone and got depressed, I...

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A true King is one who is a leader, protector, provider of security. (At least in my eyes) - I call my kids, Kings. - But they have learned they need to earn that title. - So, as a father it is my job to show them the path to earning it and what that means. - Today was just another lesson… - Great job boys, s/o my @theriversj family as well.

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Early AM Prayer. - Start your day grateful.  - There is nothing more peaceful than waking up, getting down on your knees and praying. - Before the sun comes up, it’s silent. - Most are still asleep. - But you, well…you are having a deep conversation with God. - Everyday after I make my bed, I try and remember the feeling I get when I start my day with prayer. - My grandfather taught me this when I was in middle school…he didn’t tell me, he showed me. - Every morning I’d wake up for school and see him kneeling...

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