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Don't Stay Too Long

I haven't written in a while so this is a little long, but it's so worth your time to read.

I was in Wyoming recently and I was taking in the beauty of the place. I mean, I love it. As I was looking up at the mountains I saw an eagle flying above me. I had to stop and take in its majestic beauty. I had never seen a real life eagle. All I had heard about an eagle was in church when the pastor said that the eagle pushes its young out of the nest to teach it to fly. It really did move me watching this bird that had no doubt been pushed out of the nest and had learned to do what I was watching it do.

I got back to the cabin that evening and I started doing some research on eagles. I was so excited to read the story of how it learned to fly. Well, to my surprise, eagles pushing their young out of the nest is a myth. I was shocked. I know that I heard a preacher say that in church… now I ain't gonna say that that pastor lied but I will say he didn’t do the research… LOL. So I did it on my own. I did find some interesting facts that got me thinking about life… mine and yours. It's funny how God can speak through everything. Here’s what I found.

Eagles build the biggest nest of all birds. It’s huge, comfortable and deep. One of the most interesting things that I found was the way that the eagle gets its young chicks to fly out of the nest. For many weeks it brings food to the nest. The little eagles have no worries, they have all they need to survive. But when the adult eagle deems that it's time for the young eagles to fly, things get uncomfortable.

Now the young eagle doesn’t know that it's time to fly, but the wisdom and the bird’s eye view of the mother knows that it's time for the chicks to leave the nest. So you know what she does? She doesn’t bring food to the babies anymore, and this is what I found fascinating. Many times she will fly around the nest with the food in her beak so that the young eagles will be tempted or so hungry that they are forced to fly out of the nest and take it out of her beak. Stay with me I’m going somewhere here.

As I thought about this, I thought about my life and how many times I was in a very comfortable space. I had all I needed. There was no need for me to go any further because I was comortable. I wanted to stay there forever. You have to be careful when you get comfortable and stay too long. It’s easy to stop dreaming when your belly is full. You won’t feel the need to fly at all.

The truth is, as long as I was there in that really comfortable space, I wasn’t fulfilling my own destiny or my purpose. I wasn’t flying, I was content. Remember this, your greatest prayers are not usually answered in comfort. Think about it. I can really get deep into this with stories from my past but you’re probably tired of reading already… LOL… so I'll try and wrap it up.

It took an uncomfortable situation or being hungry to make me get out and fly. Many times in life things are going well, but then everything that was so great changes and we wonder why. We wonder what happened. We are caught off guard. I am of the opinion that in those times God, who knows when it’s time for us to leave the nest, is allowing it to become uncomfortable so that we can move on to our next mission in life. Our next hope, our next dream, our next level.

After not realizing this for many years and resisting changes and going through hell, I’m glad to say that I have become so sensitive to when it's time to move that I will move without having to have the turmoil. I’m telling you I was so stubborn that the house had to burn down for me to move. Now I know better. I’m aware of when it starts to happen, like things happen that don’t make any sense. People you have been friends with or in business with or otherwise for years just seem to go crazy and you don’t know why. What I’ve learned in those moments is that it is a time to fly. Business changes, jobs go away, friends break your heart, marriages end, relationships end, and most times all these things are signs that it’s time to take flight to your next level.

Nobody likes change, I get it, but don’t be angry or bitter when things change. Don’t be mad with people, especially when you know you did right by them and you did all you could do for the friendship or relationship. I’m sorry to tell you this my friend, but this moment was not about them it was all about you. I’m telling you if God has allowed you to become so uncomfortable in your situation, whatever it is, then its time for you to move! Don’t be afraid, just fly!

Last thing and then I’m done . there is one part of the eagle story that I haven’t told you yet, and this is my favorite part. If those baby eagles get out of the nest and they are trying to fly and it’s not going well, then that same mother bird that provided for them while they were in the nest, that same eagle will fly under the baby eagle to keep it from falling, to keep it on course, and give it a sense of security. God’s got you, don’t be afraid! He won't let you fall!

Now here's the question: what situation in your life has become so uncomfortable that you feel like you're being starved for what you need? Maybe its God’s way of telling you it’s time to fly! It's time to fly for your own dreams and your own hopes and goals. Fly for true love and real hope. This is your moment to fly, in 2014. Make this the year that you leave the nest without fear.

Talk to me, I'm listening.

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  • M.H

    Thank you.

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  • M.H

    Now I just want to see your face baby. Send me a picture

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  • M.H

    Hey Dr.Perry, What are you doing? Can I see your face for a little hope today?

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  • M.H

    When I found out my aunt was a judge, it brought me happiness. My uncle had married her. My passion is to not give up on what I believe. Oh my voice, Perry, my voice. I remember my uncle fed my power. I can still feel it in my stomach. I fought for people Perry. I just got side tracked. Oh Perry, I want to b*** your li.p. Only because you light fire in me and I can't use none of it at this time. For everything takes time. I also know if I bit your li.p.s. You would understand why I did not do it. Im all talk Perry. I feel inspiration right now in my heart. A passion so beautiful that it help the truth to be set free. You are my friend. People read me but we're together. Ttyl

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  • M.H

    I seen the article about you and more land with animals and organic foods. Strange how I seen it before you spoke about for myself. Dr.Perry, Would you consider me a hater if I tell you the negative part of all you're doing? Dr.Perry, I wanna cry . Maybe I'm already crying. Let me be real with you. Something happened in my old hood that caused my folks to come together . Fire is burning in me so bad I want to start a horrible riot!!! It happened after I left from there. Dr.Perry, I ain't going to say nothing to you about your land and what you're doing but I want you to know that I hate to settle too. So I'm not going to hate on you cause you feel just like me"Of this is it then I'll settle for this crap." I love you, Dr.Perry

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  • M

    I seen you did something with my couch and chair on your backpch in the Bahamas. What happened to to them? I'm sorry to claim it as mines but if those things made you sad then what can I say, right?

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  • M.H

    Thank you. I needed to see the sun and you showed me. I gave you the moon and you gave me the sun. Let's hold each other up for a moment right now. God is a wonder in my soul and with our souls we have been there for one another. Come on and walk with me! We're together now in this. Let's take a walk to freedom!!! I hear the spirit saying," Bless his name"!!! What on your mind? A real icon said his name and she blessed it!!! I love you Dr.Perry. muah! Kiss me back

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  • M.H

    How do you view my way of thinking? Out of all honestly now, tell me.

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  • M.H

    Dr.Perry, I do not like the transgender bathroom law but its the law now. I feel like a man but I know I'm a woman. I had dressed as a man for a woman but got right later on. I just don't play about children!! And children shouldn't even be thinking about their private parts until 18years old. When I feel like a man the world will really hate me cause I'm going to be tearing down the walls of confused minds. The End

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  • M.H

    You just know how to pick out characters!! I love that!! Do you have any help sometimes choosing characters ?

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  • M.H

    I was inflamed to write again tonight. Okay. Goodnight

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  • M.H

    I LOVE YOU......I could satisfy you sexually..... Stroke your ego until everybody knows me..... I could do it but I won't..... Because who God has for you , mistakes happens, with us it don't...... For our passion will be so strong for God..... We would work for him but it won't feel like a job...... How happy are you?..... Have you met your match yet and had your real dream come true?..... Talk to me so I'll know what to do...... Tell me how you like the sunrise or give me your point-of-view...... I wanna know real bad for...... I LOVE YOU

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