Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Madea Comparing People To Trees

Some of my favorite movies are ones with Madea (Tyler Perry). Whenever I need a serious cheering up, I just pop in one of those DVD's and laugh my head off. I'm so crazy about them all it's hard to pick a favorite but Diary of a Mad Black Woman would probably get my pick as an all time fav.

The interesting thing is, the character Madea really is a wise person. She's not just so likeable because she's funny but because she's been there, done that, bought the t-shirt and she's wise. For all the hysterical moments in those movies, there's a million things from Madea that'll preach... Sometimes I wonder if she gets some of her material from T.D. Jakes. No kidding, sometimes it sounds like one of his sermons, verbatim...

I was wanting some laughs and looked up some Tyler Perry clips and found this one. In it, Madea is giving some of her words of wisdom and compares people and relationships to trees. She's not the only one who does...

Proverbs 1:3 says, "He is like a tree planted by streams of water,
which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers."

The Bible also compares people to trees and tells us to be PLANTED firmly. Psalm 92:13 tells us to be planted in order to flourish.

So, what kind of tree are you?

4 comments:

Toots said...

I love this and it is so true.

Tara Sloan said...

You have tapped in to some humor that literally kept me from holing up a few years back! Craig got these DVDs and popped them in every night and watched with me as he quoted, "Laughter doeth the heart good like medicine!"

I LOVE Tyler Perry and believe God has anointed him beyond measure!

Cassandra said...

Needed this today.

Lady Melissa said...

Thanks for the reminder and yes one can receive much from the character of Madea. I love them all as well.