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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 ready to meet him. I believe its gonna be great, too. I just really believe that, too. :-)

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    What I learned thru it all from the passing of my father. Is this, when you love someone you gotta let them know it so you won't have to live in any regrets. Hoping & wishing you had did this or said this. Or just appreciated them for who they are. Cause when someone is gone then I don't care how much you pray & cry. It is what it is. And I can be honest with myself & others. Everybody you just don't have that kinda connection with. At least, not me. And I don't care to either. It's gonna surprise you when I tell you who I'm ready & would like to meet & talk to though. Yes, it will surprise you. But yes, that the very person I'm speaking of. Yes, yes, yes! Love never fails. Don't be upset or mad neither. It's taken me this long to tell you. Yes, that's the person. Yes! :-)

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Good Morning Tyler, :-) Your other Mother gonna he in the city for the next couple of days. What you want me to tell her? You coming to meet her. Or you waiting to 5/30 to meet her? Which one! :-) How you feeling this morning? :o !!! LoL.... :-) Spring time is fast approaching! It'll be here before you/we know it. Well, enjoy your day, T! P.S. I been waiting to tell you about how Ted & Tiffany became a couple. That was something else, right there. And it was against all odds. :-) However, Ted earned that right there. And believe me when I tell you. Don't nobody got a say in that right there. All respect, after all! It's been about 13yrs for them now. Johan & Kay, they still new & fresh. They still in D.Republican at this time. When it comes to Ted; I look at it this way- in the long run you see & understand why God puts ppl in your family. And the fit is only God's doing. One thing about my family/siblings we family & we have also learned its not too good to get into each other business. If one of us call & talk to one another about it, that's what that is. But trying to have a say in what he or she is doing or getting into it about it. You would think you just met your enemy, for sure. :-) We each done been thru it. Ppl look at Dee & I, & would say, "I wish I had a brother like that or I wish me & my brother could get alone!" Not knowing, it was a long time coming, Baby! By time Dee & I start hanging tight & be able to be around each other. Tiff called me & said, Neke, I can't believe you & Dee....? Lol.... And we been learning & respecting each other every since. It's called minding your own business. I pray from my family. I used to have to pray for them & myself when I would be very unhappy with them. I mean pray pray pray: like work out your own salvation with fear & trembling. :-) Then you'll know, God Is Good, Baby! All the time, He is! I'll tell u before too long what my father last words were to me. I remember just crying & crying. I ran out of the hospital room to the nearest bathroom just to cry. Got myself together, went upstairs to see Mom in her hospital room before I drove back to Dallas on that Wednesday night. By that next night all his children had made it & my nieces was there, too. The next morning, he was gone. Ok, that's enough. Have a good/great day. What you want me to tell your other mother? I'll talk to you later & soon! Now & Later! LoL... To God be all the glory. :-) You got to live for God, you got to live for God, you got to share your heart. That is a beautiful song, & she voice & it is just wonderful. I like it, Tyler! :-) kiss gotta go.

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    LOVE

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Tyler, :-) I'm going to bed; just not without you! :o !!! Not without you. :-) What the song Tamar Davis song on Madea Gets A Job?. Well, that's what we're listening to, softly. Also, you know u're to be praying over me as you watch my rest in your arms. Kissing you. :-) Good Morning T, see you in the morning time, Love. I love you! (Special) oh, baby, who impress me? ...that's right! :-) You! Only Y-O-U! :P LoL ***CUDDLING***

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  • Rennie Riccardo Nam

    Winner's never quite Quits and Quitter's never win..I'm digging brother and God is my drilling machine, with God I dig through the hardest situations like that similar stone surface..I dig through Finances and Job challenges ..lets dig people lets dig

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Who can find a faithful man? Who can find a virtuous wife?

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Good Morning, "What are possible missing signs and non-verbal signs that couples can look out for that may hint at possible infidelity or challenges within a marriage?" "what do wives need from their husbands? What do husbands need from their wives?" "Are there DIFFERENT EXPECTATIONS in what men & women expect in a marriage?"

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    :-)

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Tyler, did u do it just for me? :-) Yes, it was a surprise; and very thoughtful of you, too. LoL! Well, I'm ready for bed now. Hold me & don't let me go, T! Good night. I love you! See you in the MORNING!!!! LoL! Oh, & what's gonna happen if I wake up in the middle of the night, T? Ok... What u call me? Tell me that, T! Speak up so I can hear you!! ...You have something you must do Sir! :-) Yes! Alright. Kiss! And hold me & talk to me. I wanna hear what you have to say. Ok, BlackBeauty! :-) K-I-S-S-I-N-G! And how was your day, after all? Take off all that & relax. I'm listening; until I fall a sleep. Song: "Come & Talk to me". Also, while you're holding me tight. Pray over me as well. :-) Thanks! See u in the morning.

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Two Occasions: Night & Day! In & off of time. Your love is so amazing, Love. :-) ...LoL... :-) Mmmmm good, too!

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    As for trying to show me a role model of what I desire, believe for, long for. There is not one to show me. Everybody out doing their own thing. Or whatever works for them. Which is good for them. That's why I know, I'm not them it nor do I wanna be them. Oh, How To Be Successful! Good! How to be successful in marriage, as a couple is a great question, topic, subject! What about that? If there is so many successful ppl. Why aren't there so many successful marriages & couples? Why on God's green earth did it take this current President to come along before ppl start looking at couples & family & celebrate who you are? Or celebrate the bond between a man & a woman? And stop acting as if its a pitfall. Don't it deserve time, if not more time than a business or a career or a project or the next big thing?! Is it not the next most important thing too God oar not?! Thats how the family grow & stand with two ppl who really love each other & ain't afraid to show it & show it off. And ain't nothing wrong with it neither! Something is wrong with ppl thinking & belief systems. All that stupidity & carrying on. Unhappy & faking & shaking. I'm not for all that. I'm for love between a male & female. And I between shouldn't no one have the right to come between it. And if they do. Then the problem is between the two; & not the outsider. Period!

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