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44 for 44

At 44, here are 44 things that I have learned and know to be true. Have a great day today my friends.

1. Yes, God is real.

2. Your gift can make room for you.

3. A baby can heal broken hearts.

4. A mother's love is stronger than distance, more powerful than time and can transcend the grave.

5. Take time to smell the roses but be careful of the bees.

6. God will really make your enemy your footstool.

7. A footstool is only needed when you need to get higher. Let your enemy lift you.

8. God will prepare a table before you in the presence of your enemies so let them watch you eat.

9. Be careful what you say, life and death truly are in your own words.

10. There will be rough nights but joy really does come in the morning.

11. Fear is a sprit that really can stop you from living.

12. God has not given us a spirit of fear.

13. The joy of The Lord really is strength.

14. Being alone doesn't necessarily mean that you're lonely.

15. True love can come more than once.

16. Let go and love with the same amount of might.

17. Life is short but heartache is shorter.

18. Don't share your dreams with everyone and don't be angry with non-dreamers.

19. It takes a while to build a dream.

20. The dream will outlive the dreamer so dream big.

21 If you lie to yourself you will lie to God too.

22. Live where you are so God can meet you at your needs.

23. Never wish to be somebody else.

24. The grass may be greener on the other side but the the water bill is higher.

25. Don't let people change who you are just be who you are with someone else.

26. Heartbreak can make you hard! But don't let it make you bitter.

27. Bitterness is as toxic as stage 4 cancer.

28. While the most dangerous person in the world is a person with nothing to lose, the most powerful person in the world is a person with nothing to prove.

29. Don't try to be seen, God may be hiding you on purpose.

30. Your beginning never dictates your destination.

31. The will to live is as strong as the will to love and be loved.

32. You really will reap what you sow.

33. You can learn something from everything and everybody, especially the elderly.

34. Childrens' laughter is like medicine to sadness.

35. Prayer really can change things.

36. If it had not been for The Lord on my side I don't know where I would be.

37. Who you are at 20 will not be who you are at 40 and if it is, SOMETHING IS WRONG!

38. You give away your power when you don't forgive.

39. Always aim for right and avoid doing wrong at all costs.

40. Never argue with what is.

41. Teach but never try to change people because sometimes they change back.

42. Share wisdom with those who will receive it.

43. Be aware of the darkness but your focus should always be the light.

44. Nothing is impossible for God.


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  • Loucresa Walker Abbeville Alabama 36310

    Good Morning mr. T. Perry.so true nothing is never too hard for GOD.have a BLESSED DAY .

  • joyce nashville tn

    read your 44 ,s they where great and true great words to live by

  • genevieve smith cannon Bronx NY 10453

    Hi Honey I love your 44 lines of FAITH. God is helping me stay strong for one day our revelation will be met for our special moment. Missing you so much. I'm planning to come down to Atlanta this summer even if I dont have any time. I am interested in checking our houses for me and my family. Please response once you receive this.

  • Sees Oahu, HI

    This should be read on a daily basis. Absolutely LOVE it! :)

  • Simone winston salem nc 27101

    I just love how god us you I love the god in you I just would love to meet you. in my life time and just talk to you .I wish this would come true any way please take care of yourself always.I am 51 years young women that love to hear you talk about god be bless.

  • Sharna Cheyenne, WY

    44 for 44 is wonderful.......I like all of them but #29 speaks to me......just trying to lay low. I'm 53 and I can testify that God is good! Looking forward to seeing Madea's Christmas with some friends next weekend! Hope to meet you in heaven by the Tree of Life.....Sister Sharna

  • Michelle Sreedharan Kent, UK

    I love this list, & for this season I'm in, no. 22 & 29 really speaks to me. Thanks Tyler. You're an amazing man of God. Much love xo

  • shana rankin roatan island (honduras)

    hahahahaha im 25 and i have been preaching this for the past few years and i am still learning some stuff.......JAH BLESS

  • Lelo mavuso South Africa

    Wow I'm 22 and in 22 years to come I will be 44... But I relate to most of these

  • Xavier Haydon Younge Charlotte, NC, United States

    I'm 19 but I found truth in all 44 of these.

  • Marcia Fingal New York City

    I love your 44 for 44! Really terrific Tyler! Marcia

  • Highly Favored, Living Stone Justina Okon! Pittsburg, California

    Hi Mr Perry You are so right! I like #24. We move to the other side never thinking about the bill; and then the water company gives us a wake up call, and then we start to repeat the process of letting the grass on the new side died....Oh that God will help us come to the realization that we must make sacrifices for the blessings He has bestowed upon us! Lord, remind me not to curse my manna! Have mercy Lord!

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