September 20, 2013|1:29 pm

"At 44, here are 44 things that I have learned and know to be true," shared Tyler on his birthday, September 13th.

1. "Yes, God is real."

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2. "Your gift can make room for you."

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3. "A baby can heal broken hearts."

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

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


6. "God will really make your enemy your footstool."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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13. "The joy of The Lord really is strength."

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

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15. "True love can come more than once."

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16. "Let got and love with the same amount of might."

Let got and love with the same amount of might.

17. "Life is short but heartache is shorter."

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

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19. "It takes a while to build a dream."


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

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

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

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23. "Never wish to be somebody else."

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

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

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

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27. "Bitterness is as toxic as stage 4 cancer."