Thursday, February 01, 2007

Let it Go!!

From T. D. Jakes - Very inspiring!!

There are people who can walk away from you. And hear me when I tell you this! When people can walk away from you: Let them walk. I don't want you to try to talk another person into staying with you, loving you, calling you, caring about you, coming to see you, staying attached to you. I mean hang up the phone. When people can walk away from you let them walk. Your destiny is never tied to anybody that left.

The bible said that, they came out from us that it might be made manifest that they were not for us. For had they been of us, no doubt they would have continued with us. [1 John 2:19]

People leave you because they are not joined to you. And if they are not joined to you, you can't make them stay. Let them go - doesn't mean that they are a bad person it just means that their part in the story is over. And you've got to know when people's part in your story is over so that you don't keep trying to raise the dead. You've got to know when it's dead. You've got to know when it's over.

Let me tell you something. I've got the gift of good-bye. It's the tenth spiritual gift, I believe in good-bye. It's not that I'm hateful, it's that I'm faithful, and I know whatever God means for me to have He'll give It to me. And if it takes too much sweat I don't need it. Stop begging people to stay. Let them go!!

If you are holding on to something that doesn't belong to you and was never intended for your life, then you need to...... LET IT GO!!! If you are holding on to past hurts and pains . LET IT GO! If someone can't treat you right, love you back, And see your worth..... LET IT GO!!!

If someone has angered you.... LET IT GO! If you are holding on to some thoughts of evil and revenge...LET IT GO! If you are involved in a wrong relationship or addiction... LET IT GO!!!

If you are holding on to a job that no longer meets your needs or talents... LET IT GO!!!
If you have a bad attitude... LET IT GO!!! If you keep judging others to make yourself feel better... LET IT GO!!!

If you're stuck in the past and God is trying to take you to a new level in Him... LET IT GO!!! If you are struggling with the healing of a broken relationship... LET IT GO!!! If you keep trying to help someone who won't even try to help themselves...... LET IT GO!!!

If you're feeling depressed and stressed ... LET IT GO!!! If there is a particular situation that you are so used to handling yourself and God is saying "take your hands off of it," then you need to...... LET IT GO!!!

Let the past be the past. Forget the former things. GOD is doing a new thing for 2007!!! LET IT GO!!! Get Right or Get Left .. think about it, and then.... LET IT GO!!!


Sonya said...

I couldn't agree more.

What's really tough is when you let go of someone who walks away, but they keep coming back.

Danica said...

I heard we are going to have to let the Schindel family go - southwest a bit.

C Giles said...

Waht if that someone who left, say an ex husband, still has ties to you, say a child together. I would really like to just let him go, but he still tries to control me and maniputate. I can't just stop contact completely, but he won't act like an adult.

Louise said...

Great advice that everyone can relate to in some form or another! I've had to let a few things go over the years & I'm sure there's more...

PS: head over to Andrew & Nelia's blog (via mine) & share some Nanoose memories if you like :) She posted that Superman picture!!!

Anonymous said...

Hey Tim, My name is Marc Schifano(29) from Boston. I happened to bump into your site by typing something wrong in my site. My site is I don't believe it was an accident that God made your site pass by my eyes. I will be praying for your ministry and it's pretty cool to hear that The Holy Spirit is moving in Canada. Sounds like the folks there have a pretty great leader. I'll bet the fly fishing up there is way better than Boston. Be blessed

Anonymous said...

Hey Tim, My name is Marc Schifano (29) and I'm from Boston,MA. Trying to type in my site name which is it pulled up yours due to an error in my typing. I don't believe this was an accident at all. God's got our paths crossing for some reason I figure. Maybe it's to let you know that the folks there have a great leader and that He's proud of you. Be blessed. I bet the fly fishing there is great compared to Boston!

Tim said...

Hi "C"... It sounds to me like you're in a complicated situation. While you obviously can't cut off contact, you can let go of the buttons that he uses to try and manipulate/control you. It really sounds to me like you need to talk with a professional about what you are experiencing and work through the related issues.

Tim said...

Marc - that's pretty awesome!! I love how God orders our steps so that we cross the right paths at the right time.

I'll visit your site when I'm done this post. I can tell you that the fishing here is SPECTACULAR and that there are great lakes within 15 minutes of my house. Sadly, I've only fished once in all the time that I've lived here. I'm hoping to change that this spring.

I've never been to Boston either...