My beautiful mom, Mona (1953 - 2007)

I am speaking to the young men who are up and coming amongst the ranks of middle school, high school and college.   I speak my words toward you to re-instill something I feel we have truly lost amongst the  many distractions of network television, video games, explicit suggestive musical lyrics, etc.  I can not turn my head away and continue to see the demise of what was once the backbone of how young boys continued to develop into the men that progressively changed history.

Young men do me a favor and look into the eyes of your mothers.  Those eyes you stare into represent the most unconditional love you will ever experience.  Those eyes will give you the light when it is dark and the answers when nothing seems possible.  Her ears are there to listen to your fears, without judgement or haste.  Her voice will speak deep into your soul, to remind you that you will always be loved.

I believe 2 Pac said it best:

“And since we all came from a woman  Got our name from a woman and our game from a woman

I wonder why we take from our women  Why we rape our women, do we hate our women?

I think it’s time to kill for our women Time to heal our women, be real to our women

And if we don’t we’ll have a race of babies  That will hate the ladies, that make the babies.

And since a man can’t make one  He has no right to tell a woman when and where to create one

So will the real men get upI know you’re fed up ladies, but keep your head up”

Tupac Shakur

Boys, respect your mothers and earn the true title of a REAL man.

A Sanity approach,

Daniel J Sanidad