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Dear Beck

Beck Gay, You found me when I needed you, needed proof, needed someone more than ever to be the friend that understood me…and I know that if anyone were to ask you’d say it was the other way around. That I was there for your 8hr drive to talk you through it and to help you understand loss and how …

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Basketball

I think about the day I won’t be able to play basketball anymore. The day when my knees refuse to meet that unforgiving wood floor, when my shoulder decides a three pointer isn’t possible and my wrist can’t follow through with one more shot.⁣ ⁣ Then I think about how I fell in love with basketball before I knew what …

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Perfection is an Illusion

Quit trying to be perfect. Perfection is an illusion that you’ll spend the rest of your life chasing. It’s more impactful to remain authentic and inspire people by showing them how you deal with your imperfections and the hard times that every person, at some point, encounters. If you spend the rest of your life perfecting things, you’re not going …

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Home Again

Part of the beauty in life is that once you find your people, you’ll never truly be home again. Because pieces of you lives in those people and in the cities they walk. That’s the glory though, sooner or later you exist in all of these beautiful places you’ve come to love so deeply. Whoever said you couldn’t be in …

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Heaven and Hell

People who identify as religious are typically trying to get into Heaven, while those who claim spirituality have already been to hell and found their way back.

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The Price of Success

Sometimes the price of success is more than everyone else is willing to pay. Success comes from the ones who are inspired enough to see the cost as an investment. If you spend your days paying the minimum on a life that doesn’t ignite you, you’ll continue chasing after a million dollar dream with dust in your wallet and a …