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My Letter to Pac

Dear Tupac Amaru Shakur,
I was never afforded the opportunity to have met you, but yet I feel like in my heart, I have. So much I would have loved to know about you, so many questions I would have wanted to ask. The thoughts that occupied your brain, the dreams you wanted to accomplish, but you were robbed of that opportunity so prematurely. Somehow I feel like you wanted to change your life. Was it at a moment too late? I wonder if you spoke to God, repented of your sins? I often wonder what you thought about after being shot the second time. Would you have made a different decision? I imagine you still here. I wonder how different would your life would be now. Would you still be a spitting dope lyrics on the mic and stage, or on the big screen doing movies, possibly creating your own behind the scenes? Would you have settled down and fathered a few kids, who had your eyes and outgoing personality, your ambition and your brave heart? Would you still drink Hennessy? Lol. Would you be …

Love Doesn’t Hurt; People Do That - Short Blog Post

Love is an action word and is demonstrated by one’s actions, words, thoughts and motives. Therefore, I find it hard to believe when people say they “love” someone but in return “hurt” them. By hurt I mean by causing physical harm, injury or damage. Subjecting someone to ongoing pain to serve one’s own selfish need or desire for “punishment” or “payback”. Often times, these actions are a way of “controlling the other person”. People are not objects to be controlled. If that were the case, God would be our ultimate puppet master! However, yet, even He doesn’t “control” us, but gives us free will to make decisions and move about as we please.

1 Corinthians 13:4-8
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
5 It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
8 Love n…