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It May Take A While

It's funny how a song, a taste, a scent, or something as simple as a change in weather can trigger a memory. Certain times of year make me think about when I was homeless. Especially the winter. I started thinking about this one lady in particular who helped me out during that time. She was a good soul who saw me in need and gave me money and food. She didn't have much but what she had she shared out of the kindness of her heart. I told her that when I got successful I would pay her back. She smiled and said, "You don't have to pay me anything. I just felt led to help you."

I couldn't stop thinking about her the other day so I did some research and found her. Imagine her shock when I called her. She didn't even think that I remembered her. It's funny how something that was a small gesture to her was a huge blessing to me. As we went on talking, she reluctantly told me that she had just lost her job and was facing foreclosure. Of course, I did some things to help her out.

Why am I telling you this? I'm glad you asked. She gave to me out of the kindness of her heart. She gave to me from a pure place and expected nothing in return. The thing that brought tears to my eyes and blessed me so about this situation was this: this woman planted a seed in my life almost twenty years ago. But what she didn't know at the time was that the seed she planted would one day come back and bless her life just when she needed it most.

So what am I saying? I'm saying that if you are a giver of whatever you have... time, money, love, help, whatever it is... if you plant it in pureness it has got to come back to you. It may take a while but you will reap a harvest from that seed. Don't be weary in well-doing. It will come back to you. I know sometimes it may seem that all the good you do goes unnoticed by people, but if they don't notice, it doesn't matter. If they don't acknowledge your kindness, it does not matter. You know why? Because I promise you God sees it all and He is the only one that matters. And He is bound by His word, and that word says you will reap what you sow. So sow on, sow good seeds. They will grow and come back to you when you least expect it.

God bless you today.

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  • Toinette Hueytown, AL

    He may not come when you want him but he is always on time. To God be the glory. As a good and faithful servant you were listening and being obedient to be an example. Full circle of life. Take care.

  • Ms. Proverbs Owings Mills, Maryland

    Hi Tyler, Just wanted to share God's Love with you this morning... Checking on you Have A Blessed, Restful, & Peaceful Day! Sending you smiles.(*_*) (*_*) (*_*) Ok Talk to you Later..It's Worship Time..Saying a Prayer for you too God Loves You, Ms. Proverbs

  • Regina Reddick Conyers, GA

    Amen! Amen! Amen ! Thank you so much for the encouragement to the saints of God and to the good at heart on this earth. Your good works will never go un-noticed by God. I love you and God Bless you.

  • Katherine Miller Highlandville, Mo

    Thank you!! I love how God uses sweet people like you to touch people's hearts when they need it most. I am the Minister of the children's department at our church. Now, our church is small but I consider some of our members the biggest blessing I could ever recieve. I love them dearly but some of them lack the heart of serving where it is needed. One word of teaching or holding a baby for a couple of hours and they all run out the door like there is a fire! LOL. It has been quite a struggle for me to try to take on so much myself. God gave me a huge heart to care for and teach such a precious generation. Lately I have felt like my works go unnoticed and I have not had the passion I once had. I do very little lately, just enough to make it Sunday to Sunday I suppose. It is so hard sometimes when our flesh needs the praises and the recognition of man. We forget that there is only ONE we serve and I thank you for this reminder and I thank God for using you to give it to me. Love you and Bless you Tyler Perry! Kathy

  • Phyllis burgwin pittsburgh pa

    love you so much I hope to hear from you soon I wish you were coming to Pittsburgh PennsylvaniaI would be the first 1 at your showsyour great man and I know about your struggles I've been through the mall with you have been with you since you started I love you and keep doing your great job turned turned into the best things for other people it is a great help and a great comfort to. watch you through yoit lifeom is so proud of u.

  • Wilma Blache New Orleans, Louisiana

    Dear Tyler, WOW, thank you for this timely message because it came at a time when I needed to be reminded how God wants us to love one another unconditionally and to share our: "time, money, love, help and whatever..." Thank you again, Wilma Blache

  • Jeanette South Africa

    Thank you for the inspiring & encouraging message, we really appreciate it! Keep on doing good bcos God will also keep on blessing you!

  • Ms. Proverbs Owings Mills, Maryland

    Hi there Tyler, WOW! So very kind and sweet of you to share with us your powerful testimony. Authentic and beautiful story..Oh I know she cried like a baby with Tears of Joys and Blessed & Glorified God in the Midst of it All..Tyler, Truly God is With You Sir. It blesses me and many others to see A Real Man who fears and loves the Lord just for who God Is! Having a personal and intimate relationship with God is "A Matter of the Heart" Tyler, Oh this message blessed me real good on tonight My heart is smiling (*_*) Confirmation Indeed Whatever we do ..do it unto the Glory of God with a pure heart and pure motive Oh Yessss!!God knows and sees All.."It Is A Blessing to be A Blessing" I believe and know this is of truth and that is When you Love God your heart's desire is to do what is pleasing unto him. What A Mighty and Sovereign God We Serve! Thank You So Much for sharing ...You Are in My prayers God Bless You, Ms. Proverbs

  • Juanita Brown Buffalo, NY.

    Thank you Tyler i really needed to read this. God Bless

  • Raxine USA

    Tyler, I don't doubt one bit that God is with me, but why is it that when I ask Him to answer/speak to me and make it plain; To make it clear; I can't hear Him? I just keep "going through". I know that you may be thinking... You're asking the wrong person, you need to be asking Him [which I constantly have]. Surely you recognize what I can't seem to... (???) :-( Your Sister-in-Christ. <3 ~Signed, "Desperately Seeking"

  • Sandra Johnson Columbus,Ms.

    Thank you Tyler for those encournment words I really needed that,and I thank God for you. i will sow a seed to help someone.The old song says this, the good that you do will come back to you and it dont cause very much. LOVE YOU TYLER. From Ms.San.

  • Rev. Kenneth Hill Cameron, NC

    Thanks for the words of encouragement Tyler. I needed that! Speaking of planting seeds, my wife and I are at an age when most people would consider retiring (59 yo). But we are about to undertake planting a church in our area. We have been here a couple of years attending a local church and I was recently licensed as a minister by the NC District of the Assemblies of God Church. This is my second attempt and I need your prayers. I was never homeless thank God, but I was layed-off my job due to a reduction in force. But God has always been faithful to us and we have always had more than enough to sustain us through the years. I will plant seeds in souls and I pray that we someday will meet and just talk about how good our God and Savior Jesus Christ is to us!!! God bless you brother and keep up the good work, especially with those kids. I have 10 beautiful grand kids and I just love spoiling them!!!!

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