Life is a gift, love, open it up
Life is so precious, so don’t take advantage of it (especially with the miscarriage incident between him and Beyoncé).
Also, Hov plays with the word of “gift” by saying open it. This should be saying look deeper and find the true meaning/positive side of your life.
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