Two years ago today I wrote the following words down. Some how they seem appropriate still today — two years later. Just two months prior to writing these words down, I was in one of the darkest places that I’d never wish one anyone. But in the end I realized it helps to be able to understand and accept things before you move on. 🙌🏽
Written 12/22/2015: .
When you put your heart and soul into something, great things will follow.
The road over the last few years has been rocky, to say the very least. More personally, but we all know that has a direct correlation with all we do.
If I had the chance to do it all over again now that I "know" is a tough question to answer, only because all that has happened up until now has brought me to where I am -- and that's not such a damn bad place.
I do know I found out that some people are amazing and real and down to earth,
and that some people are anything but.
I do know that what I have learned is to be careful,
be consistent but fair,
and always be strong,
and be YOU!
So at this time of year and all year round I always find these words of Benjamin Franklin very comforting and true: “Be at war with your vices,
at peace with your neighbors,
and let every new year find you a better [person].”
And always remember -- rise above the little things.
Thanks to all my friends and family who have supported me not just now, but always. No matter what. One of the reasons I am where I am is because of each of you. 🙌🏽
Have a great holiday season! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Here's to kicking more ass in 2018!
📸: the pretty damn amazing @randypikeheinzel
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