The modern age we live in has us at the mercy of materialism. We’re living a rat race, where human connections are lost and families pay the price. Spending quality time with your loved ones without distractions can improve your state of mind. Breathing, meditation, and positive thinking help eliminate stress. Remember to appreciate nature (what is real) and life’s simple pleasures. Texas is known for its Southern hospitality, its traditions, and the values of its ancestors. By honoring and practicing the ways of yesterday, Texas will be a better place to live, and our reputation will hold strong.

Chingo Bling, a.k.a. Pedro Herrera, is a Houston rapper whose 2007 album, They Can’t Deport Us All, brought him national acclaim.

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