20 Years Later...

I anticipated cranking out this post two weeks from now but I was inspired this morning so I'll go a lil bit early...

20 Years ago my life changed. My father passed away on March 28, 1993...On his death bed he gave me one responsibility...Take care of your mother and brother...I took that to heart. It gave me purpose. It gave me reason to be here. It changed my perspective.

As a 7 year old, you aren't forced to have real responsibility. I was getting ready to play my first baseball game, when during middle of second grade I was getting hall passes to go to the office to go call momma at work to tell her I loved her. 20 years later I still call Momma daily to let her know I love her. I have a brother who is nothing like me, but he can never say I ever left him hanging when he needed me. That was my role. Man of the house.

You see, when you're forced to assume responsibly your mindset about certain things change. Being popular was never one of my goals...it just came...Having a censor and thinking before I did things was out of obligation. So when I hear people saying I'm like a father figure, its true...I've been father like for years...I've always been a voice of reason. I've always been even emotional, emotions make you act out of character...I've always tried to be cautious because its what you have to be when people depend on you...I mean REALLY depend on you for love, support, affection, dependability, trust, acceptance. So in the end...if you didn't know before...now you know why I am the way I am...I know the immature won't accept it...but I have a list of those who...

Avery, Kennedy, Derrick Jr., Christian, Brooklyn, Jameson, Nerri, Kristina, Whitney,  Melanie, Ebonye, Bomb-n-Brews, Patrica, Carlton, Sha'Gabrielle and Caleb love me just the way I am...and with a crew like this...I don't need nobody else...

Change is Inevitable...Growth is an option...I started growing as a 7 year old...When will yall start?

RIP Louis Jean Wilson...Hope your sons are making you proud....


Progressing Daily, MCW...

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