On his Academy Award winning song “Lose Yourself,” Eminem rapped, “You better lose yourself in the music, the moment you own it, you better never let it go. You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow, this opportunity comes once in a lifetime…”
The aforementioned Detroit-based rapper does not have a reputation for poignancy, but “Lose Yourself” will always remain profound.
Many people want greatness.
But the road to greatness is narrow, and you often only get one chance at true greatness in life.
Sure, the God I serve forgives and gives us second chances at salvation and redemption. But our dreams in life sometimes only have one act.
When we mess up the first act, the second act is sometimes given to our understudy who probably will not mess up the blessings that God tried to give us.
Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt messed up his opportunity for greatness and football immortality by pushing and kicking a woman in a Cleveland hotel.
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