All posts by longlivetobe

Forgive and Forget Pt 2: Like Father Like Son?

I’d like to think I’m a strong guy. I stand at 6 feet 4 inches tall, go to the gym frequently and conquered a Tough Mudder event recently. As I edited the video accompanying this post, I realized how tough it was to speak about my dad on camera. Why was it so hard to ...

Book Reviews (2 for 1): The Other Wes Moore & The Whisper of Fire

Coming to you with 2 new book reviews. With everything going on in life and the holiday season coming up, it only makes sense to consolidate these two reviews into one. If you aren’t privy to my book reviews yet, I give a brief summary about the book without providing any spoilers for anyone interested ...

Are you a Man or a Young Man?

Life is sweet! I haven’t been as consistent with my blog posts due to everything God has been revealing to me. I’m 100% sure I’ll be going back to school this spring, getting a new apartment, visiting more family members, traveling, and taking on new responsibilities at work. That’s just to name a few things ...

Protect Our Women

It’s a crazy time in our world; a lot of natural disasters, political turmoil, race tension, nuclear war talk, just to name a few concurrent issues. Every day I wake up it seems something new is on the table. As hard as it is shift our attention, I beg of you to hear me out ...

Advice To Young Men Entering College

Once upon a time, I was a freshman in college. “Bring it on,” I thought to myself; the girls, the parties and all the freedom from parents I could imagine. A decade later, I look back at how shortsighted my vision for college life was. Sitting at my desk trying to get inspiration for more ...

A brief story: The Reformed Sneakerhead

Today, being a sneakerhead is a complicated hobby. Backdoor policies at stores, resellers and hypebeasts make it an arduous task collecting your favorite pair of sneakers (I’ll try not to sound like the bitter old guy that couldn’t score a pair of yeezy’s because the kids in front of me copped 5 pairs each lol). ...

Men’s Fashion 101: Wear the suit, don’t let the suit wear you!

So thankful for yet another opportunity to connect with my audience. Before I dive into the subject matter of the day, I’d like to thank all my followers that appreciated my last post. The love was abundant and I got to reach more people through the retweets, shares and comments.   Now let’s speak on ...

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