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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.

    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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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Hey Baby, Happy Monday to you/us! :-) There was a question asked, " how do u make love last?" For some unknown reason ppl tend to think being apart from each of is the answer these days. I don't agree with that, at all. Nor do I believe it either. We two ppl are apart it only pulls at their hearts & minds & thoughts. There is a scripture which says, "Hope deferred makes the heart sick." I, for one, don't even like being away from my own two sons for any long period of time. This is something I had to learn & come to gasps with. When they were younger & we had been together most of the year. I would feel like I needed a break. So, we each couldn't wait for summer to get here. They would be going to spend their summer with our family. After a week or two, believe me I missed them extremely. I would try to fight that feeling; time & time again. Same thing each year. Until I come to really realize. I just love having them around or at least being with them. I used to send them, being family wanted some time with them, I also felt I needed some "me time along" & most of all, I didn't want for just just to always be around me, being I'm female; & they are males. So, I felt they/we needed to have some time apart. So they could be around more than just me. Most times I showed up there. Because really, I was missing them. Tyler, u wanna know why I can't be mad & bitter toward males/men? I am a mother of two sons who will be men soon. I can't be holding no grudge against my sons future & destiny. And funny thing is, I didn't know the first thing about boys! No one has to tell me God doesn't always gives us what we ask for. I already know that. I still ask for certain things though. I had to look back & realize he gave me sons. When I would beg each time for a girl. Him knowing what was best for me/us. Now when I look at a little baby girl. I am thankful! So thankful. Like thank you Jesus! LoL! :-) Cause that little girl might seem to be a dress up doll. But she isn't! It's much more to her than that. So much more! I understand that about males, now days too! You wanna know another reason why I can just not have to be all with a boyfriend or whatever? Since being a mother with sons, I see men differently. I know things about them I once didn't know. There are also, so many things I am still unaware of. For one, I'm not a guy! I'm a woman. I'm ok with that now. I'll come back & talk... Just know this, when u practice giving your attention to others. It becomes a habit that thing has to be broken. Which then requires time & only God knows how long & when. I feel couples mess up by giving their attention in the wrong direction. Not knowing any better!!!! Then have to wonder what went wrong!

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    Good Morning!

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  • Sheneith Hawkins Dallas,Tx.

    I'm about to start preparing for bed. :-) Have a good night T! Ttyl... or soon. LoL...

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