OPUS Mag

Far from timid • Caveat Lector

The Magnus Opus by @_QDouble

The Magnus Opus by @_QDouble

"In life it comes down to 3 things. The problem. The obstacle. And you." - My 13yr old niece…after she said that I said, "and she only thirteeeeeennnnnn!!!" She ain't get the reference though. Just went back to her life.

Oh, where was I:  *pours Johnnie Walker in a glass*

Congratulations, you've made it through another year. Celebrate that, because their are some people who would trade places with you right now. Some because it was their time, some because somebody wanted to cut it short. So, the fact you're making it into another year, bask and embrace in it.

Now, what's next?

Will you keep doing the same thing you've been doing, expecting different results? We know what's that called right? Or will you grow to be a better you, challenge yourself to become greater than what you are now. Finally take that trip, learn that language, drink that shit, smoke that shit, fuck that bi----sorry, got ahead of myself. It's okay to step outside your comfort zone, only widens it to more possibilities.

"If the purpose of life is to succumb to the demands of a society that wrote me off at 16. Then fuck that society, I'll live this life I have my way."

Before we begin to improve our lives and scream "new year, new me" as we pour that Moët in our mouths, I would like to ask to the people that we not acknowledge nor glorify behaviors deemed destructive to our well being of ourselves as well as those around us. It takes only one seed to grow a beautiful garden. I would gracefully ask that men, yes men, stop throwing on lipstick and wigs because you want a few likes, hearts, DMs, whatever it's called today. That 15 seconds of fame ain't worth it if you're looking like Jynx from Pokemon. Remember this; are the people laughing with you or at you? Which brings me to.......

TAKE CARE OF YOUR FAMILY AND KIDS!!!!! STOP BEING FUCK BOYS. KIDS ARE NOT TRADING CARDS YOU FUCKING IDIOTS. BE MEN AND HANDLE WHATS YOURS. THE DAYS OF "SO WHAT YOU WANT ME TO DO, BE A FATHER?" DAYS ARE OVER. GROW THE FUCK UP.

*clears throat* might I add:

LADIES: A KID IS NOT A PAWN FOR YOUR SCORNED AND MISERABLE AGENDA. STOP USING LIL RAY RAY FOR YOUR DREAMS OF GETTING BACK WITH RAEKWON. HE HAS MOVED ON, DEAL WITH IT. LET HIM FATHER HIS KID WITHOUT YOUR MISERABLE BULLSHIT!!!

*pours Johhnie Walker*

Sorry people. Some things just need to be said without the glitters and gold. So with the past year, yeah, I truly hope all of your losses, gains, weddings, funerals, baby showers, dice games, passport stamps, relationships, burned bridges, new jobs, community organizations, dreams and aspirations are testaments to make you a better you. Because doesn't matter how hard you fall or climb, it's all a learning experience.

"The years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful" - Sigmund Freud

Let's build on our successes and teach those younger than us how they can have this as well.  Let's understand the value of what we have and preserve it so no one can come in and take it up under us. Let's not speak on in house situations around people who you wouldn't even let go in the fridge without permission. Let's not look for instant gratification for the sake of a few likes. Love yourself, dare to be original. Fuck groupthink. Go into the New Year knowing you will be a better person, mentally, physically, spiritually, and economically.

…and for the life of me please stop supporting Mona Scott and her minstrel show ass TV shows.

So raise your glasses, blunts, vapes, whatever. Welcome to the new year, and do remember:

If you have time to make excuses you have time to make shit happen.

*the views and opinions expressed here were those of mine and mine alone. They do not represent LBB Productions (Al Patron note: I ride with Q, fuck y’all) in any way, shape or form. Lastly, if this offends you in anyway, good, I meant to do that shit*

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