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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.

    Good Morning Tyler Perry, :-) Check in on you make sure you're okay. Be the one to (((((BRIGHTEN))))) up your day! How are you this morning? Tyler, you know what I would like to talk about this morning? Why was the question asked, then removed? Yes, I noticed it. I had to go & pick up Tai, etc. When I finally got back, it was no where to be found. What's up with that?! I'm not sure what type of ppl you ALL are used to either. But as you noticed, I started off talking to you & that's EXACT what I mean it to be. Have you stopped to ever asked yourself, "What is it about me & why did Sheneith choose to come out of her comfort zone to share & speak with me of all people?" There is one thing about a guy that will turn me COMPLETELY OFF! And that is, if I don't feel that he is the one who knows how & will protect me without a shadow of doubt. That is a No-No! As a woman, you always would wanna & its a must that u feel, sense & know that u are safe in the hands, arm, etc of your man. That only is peaceful. I choose not to be with or around anyone that I don't feel safe with. I plays NO GAMES! Again, I don't what type of people y'all are used to dealing with. Just leave me out of that equation. I'm not trying to impress anyone! And for the RECORD, not one of anybody impresses me; if it ain't you. You would wanna let'em know, I'm not the one for all of that! And do their self a favor & keep all that BS to their self. Period! Do I plan on changing the way I feel about this? The answer is NO! Not at all! Will I cater to you? Yes. Will I kiss anybody's a$$? No! Don't feel I have to. And don't plan of doing it. That's why I let ppl do them; and I do me. I gotta go. I'll be right back, too! :-)

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  • Ms. Maddea College Park

    To my man, I Really love you. And I want to send you all a shout out Return my man back his s*** because I won him fairly so move out my way. And Ms Hawkins go take you a cold Shower and you'll be Just find because I want you to represent you name and spread your wing is fly because that's what hawks do because im doing Just like God said it that hawk eye ofend thee pluck it out. Now to you Ms Whitney Houston daughter take your crack headed a** back were you come from and dont say I'm not on crack but You snort same thing one hard and one soft. As Katt Williams would say I'm flabbergasted tell Whitney, rest in peace, while she can't be popeye now can she. Whitney daughter for a moment now you need to come on Back home too because your no Better you need to stop being a dust buster and stop snorting because her moma already flown away and you leaning in her steps how to fly as well. Tell Whitney daughter powder and crack the same, like that young d*** she has and that old d**** one hard, and the other soft. As College Park would Call you gises ghost busters, my word dust busters. Katt Williams call you popeye us West sider call it pop star. East sider call it rock star. Dam Ms.Hawkins you taught them well how to fly and you didn have to teach them so watch out girl they past you. Tell katt Williams them b****** already know how to fly and Katt I can were my flip flops now because there birds needs to be slapped down because they all turned out to be like freaky aleast she kept it real because we knew she was flying when she game through the door. H*** tell katt Williams dont never talk about women in flip flops because I think he want a pair now and hire them now because you have to slap down them dam bird because there too powdery white, oh my bad I mean old. So remember a n*** , a mind is a terrible thing to waste. And on more thing tell them berack oboma hiring for rock stars because all that kocaine it there a** would keep that fire going and he'll save money because he wont have to buy gas. Then we can have more foodstamps. H*** why they f****** with the moments h*** it you test your pop star test your black rock star. h*** i know i can get a job because i dont f*** with crack and never would . you needd to test them b****** because i have class because how i the h*** a dust buster and a popeye have more class then me when ive never even seen being high now theres no comparing to that. Mr. Brown change your slogen from get ready to Keeping it real because that whats wrong because the can perpared all ready.

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Good night T!

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    And its morning! So, Good Morning Love! :-) Tuesday morning at that. You u believe, One small positive thought IN THE MORNING can change YOUR WHOLE DAY. Well, its that be true, let me change your whole life with small positive thoughts. :-) For I know the thoughts I think toward you. Thoughts of good & not of evil. I hope your Tuesday T, is even better than your Monday was. What can we expect from today? :-) Tyler, what's your outlook on today? Let's share this song on today. Just omit the 1st part of it. "Her Heart" by Anthony Hamilton. Thought for today: If u seek me with all of your heart you will find me. :-) Let's have a great day Tyler, even now. You ready? ...LoL... :-) Unique!...More Grace!! See u in a lil bit & smile today for me. I wanna see my cheeks. I'm longing to see 'em. Ok, I think I see 'em now. :P (Now -n- Later) ...LoL... :-)

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    T, if I wake up in the middle of the morning. I'll be back here to chat/holla at you. And no, I haven't forgotten about the question(s) that I'll asked. :-) Thanks Love, kisses & hugs to you! ...LoL... :-) See you in the morning, too! I love you! :P

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    HAPPY NEW Year & Years To us!!!!!! Yes!!!! ...LoL... :-) Song: "Happy People!!" :-) Tyler, what does Madea & Sheneith; have in common? Do u know, Rib? :-)

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  • Michael White Pontiac Mich 48341

    Hi Mr. Tyler Perry, This is Mike White sending you a good hello. I know you are very busy with your new film, and just to let you and your staff know my family and I are praying for you all. We know that it is a lot of hard work in filming. God is so good to us that he will be with us during the times we need him the most. Tyler Perry Jesus is so good to us that we can't count all things that he has done for us. And the good thing is that when we trust in him and keep at his word he will always be there for us, in good times and bad times. When you read this I think you and your staff are going take a few seconds to praise the Lord and shout thank you Jesus. Tyler God will be with you at all times. Your brother in Christ Michael Jerome White.

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Check-in on you, making sure you ok! :-) Good Monday Morning! It's Monday & what are we going to doing today? Have a great day. :P ...LoL... :-)

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Cheeks, so you were singing this morning, ok! :-) You like being unpredictable? Spontaneous? Unique? Special? All of the above. :-) ...LoL... :-) What is Tyler like, T? When will the two of us sit down over dinner face to face? I do get it, you are a very busy. I also, would like to feel that u MAKE TIME for what u deem to be of importance. And I see myself as great significant. So, at the very least you should want to sit down at a table for two. No, I will not go thru an agent. I'm coming directly to the source -you. I will like to sit with u & hear your thoughts; your mind; & see you. I'm more so thinking to myself, that u can leave all the titles & just come as yourself. And I'm thinking that with all due respect to you. In other words, its not that type of party/meeting/dinner. It's more so a family meet & greet just the two of us. :-) I don't have a list, a paper, a script; not anything to that nature. Just myself! It's good enough. I will like for us to be able to look into one another's eyes and talk. Yes, I'm willing to listen to you. Be advised, I am a woman of self-control. Keep in mind though, you will have to come pick me up. :-) I won't be meeting you anywhere. I'm excited & thrilled; all at the same time. I look forward to hearing from you regarding my request for the two of us. And yes, I'm the one asking but no, I won't be the one covering the bill. ...LoL... :-) I just felt that should be clear upfront. LoL! :P :o !!!! LOL! :-) Well T, now you know. And I look forward to our meet & greet, very soon. Send me a kite & let me know when u get this. And what u think about it, etc. That's what I would like from you, T. :-) Have a good night. I'll hear from you soon. (Now -n-later). TtyToday! :-) She...

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  • Katie Day Preston GA

    Hi Mr Perry.. Looking 4 open casting calls! Please let me know when I need a miracle in my life..and yes I have all that it takes....:)GOD is my leader !

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    :-) Good morning Love, what will today be like? What u doing? What u wanna do & what's on your mind? Let me know! :-) Ttyl no, ttyToday & later. For always. :-) ...LoL... :-)

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  • Michele Ohio

    This message is right on time...God knows how to get a word to you and I am listening with my heart, eyes, and spirit wide open to all that He has for me and I wont stop because I know the water is there. ~The Best Is Yet To Come

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