Let's get your messages flowing rbelew! Please provide answers to all questions posted by ttipgem (thanks!), as this will help us get to the bottom of the issue. Additionally, I would recommend that the sender of the iMessage ensures that he/she has a solid data connection as iMessages are transported by Apple servers and when it fails, regular text messages take over to transport the message. Follow the steps at this link http://vz.to/OPvlTr to reset network settings and test.