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A few years ago I was getting these really insane water bills. I mean HIGH! So I decided to dig some wells in my yard to have water for my landscape. I live alone, so I know it had to be from watering the grass. So I hired a company to come out and dig these wells. The foreman and I walked all around my yard and as we were walking he was putting down flags. I asked what the flags were for. He said, "The flags represent good places to dig for water." I asked, "Why do you have so many flags?" He said, "I'm not sure if any of these places will produce water." I said, "Hold up, you mean if you dig all these spots and don't hit water I still have to pay you?" He said, "Yes, that's how it goes." I said, "Ok, fine." Needless to say, he dug three wells and never hit water. I said, "Just stop."

I got a few more extreme water bills and called him back. He said, "Are you sure?" I said, "Yes, keep drilling until you hit water." The next well he dug he was down 500 feet and still didn't hit any water. He asked if I wanted him to stop. I said, "Go deeper." He dug down another 200 feet and still nothing. I said, "Go deeper." He drilled another 200 feet and he hit rock. I said, "Blast it, cut it, do whatever you have to do but keep digging." After fighting the rock and breaking his drill and getting a new one we got a little deeper. He said, "We are at 1,200 feet, why do you want me to keep going?" I said, "Cause I'm tired of these water bills and I'm going to do something about it." He said, "But this is really deep." I asked him if he had hit water yet. He said "no," so I told him to go deeper. "But you don't understand," he said. "We don't usually drill this deep, this is going to be expensive." I told him that, "Sometimes you have to go deeper to get what you are after, no matter what the cost." He started the machine and went down another four inches and hit a river of water. Just a few inches separated me from getting my breakthrough. That was five years ago and that well has never run dry.

In 2013 I want you to apply that to your life in all ways. Sometimes you will spend time on a thing and it will produce no water. Don't be afraid to move on to another spot. YOU CAN'T HAVE FEAR. I don't care how much time you put into it. If the well is dry MOVE ON! Nothing lives where there is no living water. Be it a relationship, a job, a business, don't be afraid to move to another spot.

Now, on the other hand, if you are digging your well and you are sure that it is not only where you want to be but where God wants you to be, then keep digging in that same spot. Don't stop digging until you hit a river of blessings. Don't stop praying until you live in the change you've been waiting for. Don't stop pushing until you deliver your breakthrough. Yes, it will get difficult. Yes, you may hit rock. Yes, there will be a cost. But when you get to what God is trying to get you to, YOU WILL RECOVER IT ALL!  One of my favorite scriptures says that. "PURSUE AND YOU SHALL RECOVER IT ALL!"

Some people give up when they are only inches away!!

Happy New Year.

DDDDIIGGGGGG! People DIG!!!

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    I'm back Tyler, :-) Now where were we? Is the concert on the DVD, Tyler? So, how are you & how are you feeling? Everything ok with you? As for me, I'm EXCITED! SO SO SO EXCITED! In the morning we get to see you in action. Doing what you do. Both you & Madea!!! That's really not fair that Joe don't have his own show & or movie. While everybody talking about Madea! Joe needs some more action. He isssssss... I can't say! We love you Tyler! I saw Oprah getting her feet done just a little while ago. You heard me say, "I'm next, right?" Yes! :-) Thank you! Tyler, what is that you, yourself would like to do? Meaning when you get that special someone with you? Do you know how to treat your woman? No, seriously! What are you like? Outside of all the job/work duties, studios, etc... What is Tyler like? The person Tyler? I personally believe you to be pretty serious. And of course you like to laugh and or make others laugh. You do that well. How do you see yourself with a woman around you everyday? You woman!? How will you treat her? Would u allow others into you all's relationship or will you keeo it off limits? These are some of the things I will like to know about you. Am I asking you too many questions? No, there is no such thing as too many questions. How have you kept all the females off you all this time, Tyler? To me, I see you as perfect. What is perfect. Not as you don't do any wrong or anything. You're just perfect in your own way. Ok, how would u like for me to treat you? What is it u want out of your woman for yourself. Just for your self!!! Do u hear the words that's coming out of my mouth? Let me re-word something I have mentioned to you before. Tyler, for some reason or another I like u, I'm attracted to you, I feel I need u, I actually want you & can't stop thinking about you. Just know I don't need u stepping to me with all those titles though. I believe moreso, because I am a mother to sons & with sons. I'm me! And that's enough. It's actually more than enough. :-) I can respect you to the upmost to be exact. However, the quickest way to pies me off is to act like I want you for something outside of yourself! I don't care how much money any person have. I care about how a man will love, care, protect, provide, guide, guard & treat me as a person.

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    I'll try to make it by early or at least, earlier tonight T! So be waiting for me. Thank you! :-) Best T! ...LoL... :-) I got to pick up Tai in a lil bit. Then after that I'll be heading your way. :P !!!! :-)

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Good Morning Tyler! It's Monday "Happy Monday!" to you, better yet to all of us. :-) This has been truly some exciting first four days of Black History Month: FEBRUARY 2013! Did u attend the Super Bowl on yesterday? Who is my coach, is it you? My personal coach! Well, ok! Did I do something wrong? You, tell me that. Ttyl... Have a good day, too!

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    I'm sleeping now. And I'm laying up here listening to 'Don't make a black woman take off her earrings!" LOL.... Mmmm good like the soup. Ttyl

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    :-) and GOOD MORNING!!!!!!! Song: "Her Heart!" "Love On TOP!" <---- yes, you are! :-) My Love is on top! ...LoL... :-) Enjoy your Sunday! Kingdom! Power! & the Glory! ForEVER. Our Father! :-) ...LoL... Now & Later. Hugs & Kisses from me to you! Thank you! Song: I'll always love you! :-) You bring me JOY! SERIOUS! SWEET LOVE... Enjoy your day: "Take Me to the king!" :P Hey My king! :-) I love u.....

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  • Vanessa bolding Aberdeen,Md

    Your story touched me to keep trying. Thank you. I had a question, I know God puts the plays in your heart. But I woke up 6:30a on a Sunday out my sleep thinking. I haven't seen a play on a single father raising his kids and struggling with his emotions. These men are out there. These black men who put their heart into doing their best to be a good man and follow the right path but things get hard. This was just a thought that came to my heart. Tyler everything you do God uses to bless the world and He blesses you. I thank God for you.

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    TP, do u live alone?

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Tyler, I will try to make this SHORT & SWEET! :-) ...LoL! For one, I have to hear an alarm clock in just a few hours & its SATURDAY!! Early, at that! Anyway, Congratulations again on all you all's #ImageAwards from #44thNAACP. I enjoyed it! Question is: Where you be hiding at? What you be doing? I already know u be doing something! Mr Low Key! LoL... :-) Anyway, you already know I be all up in your grill/face/business. LoL... I'm just enjoying myself AND u, too, all at the same time. LoL!! :-) And I'm soooo thankful that you allow me to do so, too! :-) I have a question: When did the 'about' & the 'plot outline' change?? Yes, I just noticed that tonight! I was like, wait a minute! This is not.... Hmmm okay! ANYWAY! Moving right along. So, how was your day? And do you mind me being in your business, meaning all in your space? :-) I heard someone say while he was on a LiveChat in 2012, "I don't know where this woman come from!" LoL! What kind of day did u have today T? Dee, Crystal & Craig been over tonight & guess what? They're already about tired of me bringing your name up! LoL! LoL! LoL! They like please, why you get her stopped & they wanna be laughing at a sister & stuff. Do you think I care? Yeah, they were cracking jokes on me, on the cool. Dee was like, Man, just let her finish my head! I'm like, WHATEVER! And I told'em, "all y'all doing is putting fuel on the fire!" HELLO! LoL! Smh!!! I wanted to tell'em so bad, I was hoping y'all didn't show up at this time! I'm busy! Well, Good night Tyler. And look for me today (meaning Saturday!) Cause u already know...!! :-) Now & Later! :-) ...LoL... :-) P.S. Tuesday I'm busy, unless u coming to watch them with me! That's a great idea, isn't it Tyler? I believe so. :-) Enjoy

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Good Morning My Love, Tyler, did u have any idea that last night was a whole month from New Year's Eve? How did u spend your New Year's Eve Tyler? I really wanna know what you did on New Year's Day, though? :-) Well, today is Feb. 1st 2013! And I'm looking forward to Tyler Perry's Good Deeds getting his 'OUTSTANDING' MOTION MOVIE AWARDS at the NAACP Awards. How are you feeling? :o !!!!!!!!!! LoL... :-) If you & your woman were together, which would u choose to do, Tyler? Stay in on the couch or get out together & enjoy yourselves? Which BOTH can be enjoyable! Which would you choose? What's Tyler Perry's desires of his heart, today? Well, have a great day TP! And enjoy. Next one I'll be there right by your self. :-) I would like to see you not only laugh but smile, too! Big FUN! Song: Spend my life with you, T! That's what I see & longing for, too! Ok, gotta go Tty Now & Later. Oh, and the truth of the matter is: You & I, can do it all! :-) Yes! That's right. Whatever we wanna do, whenever we wanna do it, & however we so choose to do it! :-) ...LoL... :-) Can you read my lips? What did I just say? I love you! :o !!!!!! Love never fails. Love endures

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    I'm now READY to talk with you over the phone TYLER PERRY! I'm actually pass ready to spend time with each other. Pass Ready! LoL... If u passed ready you must be at Set...Go! LoL! I just wanted to say that. Seriously though, I want my phone call tonight. Meaning now! This night right here. And no, its not a test. And please don't treat it like one. :-) It's kick back relax your feet... LoL... :-) Were you waiting on me? Didn't u know I was coming, T? This is the simple part. I actually want to see you, be around you, etc...like today. Now. Like do u know I'm reading your comments? Yeah & I hope so. And my phone haven't rung yet, I wonder why! Do you know? Will u tell me. I can hear your voice in my ear, right now T! Whether u know it or not. :-) LoL

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Hey you! :-) First of all, I had to prepare myself for bed before coming over here. Because I don't know how long I just might stay. AND my request to you is Tyler, I would now like to hear your voice. I actually would like to see you & spend sometime with you. However, tonight I'm wanting to hear your voice. And I'm saying it, in that way. Instead on saying, "hold a conversation" because I don't want u to miss understand me. LOL! Tonight its laying on the couch -talking on the phone!!!!!!!!! LoL! Yeah, that's what I want from you. That's my desire for tonight.

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  • Shondanette Turner Freeport N.Y. 11520

    Hey Tyler Perry. I'm always told to dream BIG, I recently wrote a book titled "Change of Heart" and I was thinking about making either a play or movie of it. Not to mention I admire your Love for God and passion for what you Love to do. God is good all the time & his Love never fails. I know that with God ALL things are POSSIBLE!!! I honsestly dont care more about making millions then I care about reaching others. My story in itself is a testimony & I'm a walking miracle with a walk that preaches a sermon. So anyway my book is about a man/pastor who started off as a man after Gods own heart & became a wolf in sheeps clothing. Although he was swindled by choice the decision that he made caused him to get caught up in WITCHCRAFT & instead of leading a congregation like God had called him to do he became the leader of an OCCULT. He also struggled with the spirit of Jezebel and exemplified the spirit of the ANTI-CHRIST. My book is basically about Gods prophetic time clock & false teaching which is common in the church. Not only did God give me this book to write about but to also expose the TRUTH to those who are unaware. But more importantly to bring enlightment to those whosoevers in & out of church who may be partakers in this act & will hopefully have a Change of Heart to turn away from this demonic behavior & REPENT. The genre of my book would be end times & prophecy & there are events that occur in my book that have yet to come too pass but will. My purpose in writing Change of Heart is not onlybecause it is a ministry but to reach nations so that they can know & hear about the Love of our Lord & savior Jesus Christ and hopefully have a Change of Heart to receive Salvation. I want to reach nations & of course make money at the same time but its ministry first for me. Change of Heart was birthed out of me and meant to reach nations. The truth of the matter is that anybody can have a Change of Heart because I did & I'm sure you have too concerning many things in life. In fact since I been saved I have encountered & endured many obstacles & have had a Change of Heart. What I minister to others first has to minister to me & I am now FREE to live. God is the only one that can change our inner feelings & emotions because of the Blood of Jesus. Watching many of your messages has truly inspired me & even the movies that you make reminds me that you can be saved & still LIVE is the message I get. I really & prayerfully hope that if it is in Gods will you consider this message & get back to me. I'm a DREAMER & all I really want more than anythig in this whole world is for people to hear my story." Be Blessed :)

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