Kicking the Game around with my Grandsons Questions of Black Salvation Getting your mind together Everybody in the world is playing Games with each other The strength of your Mind decides your success in life DionDi: Grandpa, didnt you say that puberty is the time that a boy learns the things he needs to be a man? And when he reaches manhood, he will create himself into what he wants to be and do in life? Is that related to the Its Just telling you a story in the poem? Marcus: But wait a minute Grandpa, doesnt a man have to first pull his mind together, and then when he reaches manhood he can create himself into what ever he wants to be and do in life? Michael: Does that mean that before any of that can happen, doesnt he have to choose what he wants to be and do in life? Tyree: Then that leaves the question, how does a child know how to choose what he wants when he becomes a man if he doesnt already have his mind together? Orchester III: That is right, when a child reaches five or six years old, people begin to ask him what he wants to be when he grows up. Grandpa, can you tell us a story about thinking for ourselves? Grandpa: You are right; your mind is together when you are born. The mind is what it is. Your question becomes, how are you going to use your mind to get what you want in life. Your minds ability to think is the most important thing you have to lead you through life, and it is your responsibility to realize your dreams. The trick is to ask your mind the right questions at the right time. The two, and most important right questions a young man must ask himself is, what do I want, and how much am I going to pay for it? I want, are the key words. And remember, the strength of what you want is the strength of your Game, and the power your mind has to lead you to what you want. What you want in life is serious business.