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  • Lisa Harris McLean TX

    Thank YOU for this INSPIRATION .. I am sowing the seed. I believe every girl should be a D.I.V.A. = A girl who Dreams-Inspires-Volunteers-Achieves. I've set my goal to reach & teach girls so they can be the best that they can be. GOD willing I will do just that! By teaching girls I have found that their caregivers..moms, aunts, grandmothers... need this empowerment too!! My work continues. You and your talented team have made me laugh, cry, and see that we are all connected by our challenges & triumphs through the stories you tell in your films & shows. THANK YOU for all you do Mr. Tyler Perry.

  • Kim Newport News VA

    Thanks Tyler.........for my conformation!!!

  • Quentina West Virginia

    Mr. Perry, Thank you so much for your words! I recall listening to this post when you originally posted it. Amazing how God brings things to your remembrance. I listening to your Facebook post as you were giving your commencement speech to the graduates of Tuskegee University. Thank you so much for your words over this next generation. I recently started my on business with a company that assists families in extreme poverty and/or helps women and young girls out or to avoid having to enter into the sex trade by helping these artisans to have sustainable business. As much as I want to get the word out, I needed so much to be reminded about remaining consistent and allowing God to water the seeds that I plant in everyone that I meet. I love hearing the messages that you give, but I do wish that there were more. As I look on this site I only see videos from years ago. Could you post more or is there somewhere or somehow as a new entrepreneur that I could continue to get mentoring or advice and encouragement from you and your experience? Thank you again for your words.

  • zamina Charlotte, nc

    Thank you Tyler well said.

  • Terry Charles Cross Douglasville, GA

    Good morning Mr. P, Its such a blessing for us as a people, as a community, and as a nation to have been gifted you by FATHER, our marvelous CREATOR. Your messages are so straight on and so humbling, I can't help but cry everytime I hear them. My friend has so many times told me the same thing, about staying focused or focusing on one gift, because I have many. What you said put it all into perspective for me. Watering one brings them all into fruition.....I am one that loves doing many things and I've been gifted to do those things but could not and would not focus on just one. My friend, and I know it was GOD speaking thru him, said, Terry what is it that you want to do, I began to answer and it was so many things coming at him, he said wait, listen to what I said, what is it that you really love to do and you want to do it really well, then I gave it to him... I love plants, flowers, grass, decorating yards, making yards look beautiful, but in a decorative way. So I just want to say listening to this has given me the push to do what I know I must do to bring my success to the forefront of my life.... Thank you so very much for sharing what GOD has put in you....

  • Dylan Chicago, IL.

    What a word! Thank you, Tyler Perry. You said, "If you are watering too many seeds, you won't have enough water for that one". I've wanted to be an actor for as long as I can remember, and I'm sure you know how up and down this industry can be. I used to ask God, "If you've blessed me with this gift, and have watched me have such a passion and love for it, how come it's not going anywhere?" I learned of course, not to question God, and to trust him by having faith that he is control. There were seasons in my life where I thought about giving up due to not booking any work. I would go out on countless auditions, to callbacks, and make it on check-avail just to be released. Discouraged, I questioned my dream- trying to decide whether or not it was time to just let it go; but each night I would wake up with such a hunger in me for my dream to become my reality. I could not go throughout my day without feeling the burning desire in me to be a professional working actor. God's timing is everything and one thing I have to learn each day, is patience. Thank you for the encouragement, and for the inspiration. I've come too far to stop now, I have faith that God will open up doors of opportunity that I couldn't have ever dreamed about. Favor is coming my way! We have to speak those things into existence!

  • Angela N James Raleigh, NC

    Ok. I got it. I wont stop. My dream is believing that God will give me the outlet to my writing. The seed also had to die before it lives again. As long as the death is not eternal.

  • Carol Kent, Ohio

    You are right Mr. Perry. I have a dream of becoming a writer. I have already planted my seed. I am working on my first book. I am believing that God is already publishing it. It is already done. I applaud you for delivering this messages. Everyone needs to hear that you can't give up on your dreams no matter what. Keep pushing, keep believing that God is bringing it to pass. Thank you for that.

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    • Beverly Anderson Durham NC #2173045

      Hi Mr Perry I just wanted to leave you a message, don't know if you really do read them but here goes. I am a single mom of two beautiful college girls,both went to college both got a biology degree baby girl is going med school, I have been sick all my life I have sickle cell disease I have live in my car but not my girls take them t my sister. So when you said that you have been homeless I been sometime we didn't have food no heat no water but I never gave up, now my daughters are helping take care of me. It's still hard sometimes for me but I want tell them. I wish I could know how it feels to have something new 52 yrs old never had anything that was new., I will keep frighting you be bless. I just nobody.

    • Nikki G South Africa, Johannesburg #2173996

      Good evening Beverley Anderson If you could have something new that could be posted to you. What would it be?

  • Rosa Holmes Adams Warner Robins, Ga. 31093

    Hi Mr. Perry, Thank You for the encouragement I received from your message. I am a 64 year old black female who has always wanted to write children's books. In 2014 after lots of prayers, I sit down at my dinning room table and completed four children books and one adult poetry book. I had boxes and boxes of paper and notes that I had written over the years, but I had been afraid to put it all together. I know that if it had not been for divine intervention, I could not have completed this project. I have been asked to read at different schools and had my picture in the paper. I am in the process of writing three more books. Thank God! If I can do this at my age anyone can. You are never to old to accomplish you dreams. Again Thank You.

  • aaron MD

    i feel u , cause somtimes i want to quit, shoot i do quit lol be done with it, but then its like i hear music at the grocery store or in the car, tv what ever it is and i just cant stop thinking about music its like a drug i cant quit lol, its all i want to do. like its part of me. man u know its ture when u try everthing and GOD can only open the door. ya stories got me pumped man cause i cant wait to see the platform he has for me and i will pass on the message that u r giving, i will also encourage people. i dont care how repetative i sound T u r such a blessing for people man, take care yo

  • Catherine Scott Moreno valley

    God Bless you...I AM LISTENING!!!

    • Belinda Sellers Greensboro, North Carolina #2166358

      You are truly an inspiration, breath of fresh air and role model and mentor to so many! This is just a small portion of of words . My grandson of whom my husband and myself are raising is doing really well in school. He is 10 and in 5th grade at Hampton Elementary. I can not tell you how heartbroken I am at the educational practices of today, especially concerning our black males. In a school of 200+ students according to state report cards only 41 percent of the students read at level and the overall grade is a D! Tomaiah is academically gifted and has held A honor roll in all subjects. I see many areas in the educational system for that potential for black males and females to fall through that per verbal crack. There is so much I could say and I am just briefing. To this point, Tomaiah has chose you, Mr. Perry for Black History Month. He strives to represent you well! Any pointers you can give him will be greatly appreciated. My email address is sellers_belinda@ bellsouth. net. Thank you and Blessing abound!!! AMEN!!!!BOOM!!!!AMEN!!!

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