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June 10, 2024 10 mins

It's never too late to be that, a father. Life happens and why not start clean its a new year so apologize and be there. Move forward.

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Speaker 1 (00:00):
Today show is pre recorded. Y'all know what's time.

Speaker 2 (00:05):
Y'all don't know y'all at all, So given them black
amic bu bu boz.

Speaker 1 (00:23):
Yeah. Listening to.

Speaker 2 (00:39):
Joy Joy, you know you turn out, you gotta turn't

to turn the mouth turn. You probably got to turn
the mouth turn mount.

Speaker 1 (01:46):
The word of the Monk, mat me. Come come on,
you're th huh, I sure will. Good morning everybody.

Speaker 3 (02:05):
You're listening to the voice, Come on dig me now,
one and only Steve Harvey got a radio show, man, Yeah,
I do.

Speaker 1 (02:14):
Man. God been good to me. Man, he been so
good to me. Wow.

Speaker 3 (02:21):
And and you know why I say it like that.
What makes it amazing is because it's been in spite
of myself. I mean, you know what I mean by that.
I mean I mean that he's been good to me
in spite of all the craziness I've done, all the
foolishness I've gotten myself involved with, and not only got

but knowingly got myself involved with, all of the stupid
decisions I've made. Put all that to the side, and
he's still been good to me. Bring it all and
put it on the plate and he's still being good
to me.

Speaker 1 (03:01):

Speaker 3 (03:01):
That's amazing man. And I'm sure there's a lot of
people that can say the exact same thing. I mean,
come on, man, I got you. Ain't famous, I got
ain't nobody, got no microphone in your face. I got nobody,
ain't got no spotlight on you. I got nobody, ain't
got no camera in your face. I got nobody. Probably
ain't nobody blogging about you. But let me tell you something.
If you break it down and be real about it,

Oh you done done something outside the box. You done
done something ladies included. You've done something out the box.
You woke up and went what did I do that for?

Speaker 1 (03:33):
Oh? We've all done it.

Speaker 3 (03:35):
So with all that said and done, God still loves you, man,
God still loves you, still wants the best for you,
still considers you his child, and its willing. It's willing
man to show you your future. He is willing to
show you your life. He is willing to let you
take a peek at the blueprint.

Speaker 1 (03:57):

Speaker 3 (03:58):
That's an amazing God right there. Because I know I
couldn't do it. I couldn't do it. I'm glad it's him,
you know. Today, Man, I want to encourage brothers out
there and when I say, brothers, I'm talking to everybody
that's of the male species.

Speaker 1 (04:12):
I don't care about your color. I really really don't.
I don't even have time for that in my day.

Speaker 3 (04:16):
Matter of fact, sometimes when you get to discuss and
race it, I just get tired of it. Sometimes I
just wish, you know, some days I just want to
wake up, just do me. You know, I got what
the skin tone is, I got that. But I just
want to wake up some days and just going by
my business and do me. I don't want to have
to deal with somebody. I get tired of talking about
the issues. It ain't gonna make them go away, But

sometimes I get tired. So to day, I'm talking to brothers,
all the brothers of the male species. I'm talking about
men today. Man, if you ain't doing it all, if
you're feel an empty man, start today completing your process
and your journey. And you know what I'm saying by that,
if there's a part of you just missing as a man,

and now, man, i'm talking to you. So you know,
some ladies listening, but you know what I'm talking about.
It's some part of you that's missing as a man.
If you ain't really been in touch with your kids
like you're supposed to now.

Speaker 1 (05:13):
For whatever the reason is.

Speaker 3 (05:15):
And please know, I do understand how sometimes women can
use children as pawns. It happens all the time. I've
been through it. I've been through it, man, I know
what it feels like, man, to wanna do something. But
because you ain't got this or you ain't doing this,
then I ain't gonna let you have this. You gotta

fight through, fellas, you got to fight through. You got
to fulfill your end of the deal. And I got
how difficult they making it. I got how man, it's
gonna come with some drama, but you gotta fight through it.
Because man, we need fathers to be fathers. That's really
what we need. If you're a man out there and

you are a father of a child, we need you
do your job. I'm talking about our community, our situation,
us as a people, all of us. We need you
to be a father period. Hey man, I ain't coming
down on you. I'm just your boy. I'm your man.

And I've been in the same predicament, in the same
hole myself, where I couldn't get to them, where they
were used as pawns, where they were told things about
me that wasn't even true. I've been through it. You
can't see them, you don't come up. Okay, okay, I
got all that. You ain't sent this. You ain't okay,
Hey got all that. If you can call them sometimes,

tell them you thinking about them, tell them you love them.
If you can get a letter to them, if you
can get a message to your children through one of
your relatives, start the process today.

Speaker 1 (06:56):
Be a father. It's your job now, because cause.

Speaker 3 (07:00):
You ignoring him, or you acting like they ain't over there,
or you thee backed him out of your mind because
the situation got too difficult.

Speaker 1 (07:07):
I got that. I got that, But you got to
step up and be fathers. You got to write a letter.

Speaker 3 (07:14):
You gotta send the money if she talking about If
you don't send all the money, you ain't gonna see him.
Send what you got if she if taking it over
there is too much drama, send it through a relative,
Give it to a mama, give it to a sister,
ask her to take it over there and do something
for the baby. Because okay, okay, you can't deal with
the drama. I got that, and I know it's much
to pay when you have to deal with that because

I clearly I know hell have no fury like a
woman's going Please know. I know that, please know. And
that's a real statement. That ain't no saying. Steve got
that's that's the truth. But do what you gotta do.
Sometimes you have to apologize. Sometimes an apology goes a
long way to your children. Just say, look, because I've

made this upon before. Hey man, look I'm sorry. I
wasn't there for you. I was out grinding and hustling
and I wasn't paying attention to you, and I should
have been. And I apologize. And I imagine, man, there's
days where you was telling people I was your father
up at the school and they wasn't believing you. I
apologize for sending you through that. But now, ma'am, I

tell you what. I made some mistakes, and I got
it together. I want me and you to move forward
as father and son. I want me and you to
move forward as father and daughter. I want to be
in your life now. I ain't got a lot, but
guess what, I know a lot because if you a
man and you a father, please know, you know something
that child don't know. You have information, you have experience.

That's all they need sometimes to have somebody to talk to.
That daughter yours just needs to know from her daddy,
how should a man treat me?

Speaker 2 (08:53):

Speaker 3 (08:54):
What should I look for in a man? See, they'll
take that information from you because they know it's coming
from the right place. And then you know that your
son needs you because you know how difficult it is
if you're trying to be a man without your daddy.
You already know how funky that is, right there. So
come on, man and meet your mistakes and move forward.

Call your kids, write a letter, get a phone number
on them, send a text, drop a message, send a
note up to the school.

Speaker 1 (09:24):
Do something. Man.

Speaker 3 (09:27):
If those of us that are fathers would just be fathers,
I could shut the minering camp down.

Speaker 1 (09:35):

Speaker 3 (09:36):
I will say I apologize because I don't want you
to think I'm coming down on you. But I've been
through this myself. I ain't really coming down. I'm just
reminding you. This is our job. These are our children,
this is our responsibility.

Speaker 1 (09:49):
We are men. There is no excuses. You don't get
you don't get cut a brake on that one. Sorry
you're listening

Speaker 3 (09:58):
Morning show
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