“Letting go” isn’t usually easy — especially for me. It doesn’t matter what it is. It’s much easier for me to let go of things I know I don’t need and don’t care about — but what about when it’s something I really care about?
I found the reason I was trying to be “relevant” was not because I wanted people to accept God, but I wanted people to accept me.
Have you ever been in love? Many of us would claim we have. sometimes, this is the case. Sometimes, it’s something else.
I’ve chosen not to go after things for fear of rejection. I have gone after things I knew I’d succeed in so not to lose or be rejected; all based on a conditioning by broken people.
While some of these things can be helped by a relationship, it is only a temporary fix that is likely to land you in further issue.
No one tells you to ‘hang in there’ when things are easy. God never promised we wouldn’t suffer; though He did promise that He’d always be with us…
I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how I ‘classify’ my friends for lack of a better word. I have not spent nearly as much thinking about how I can be better as a friend.
Every time we examine who we are in comparison to someone else, we are exchanging truth for a lie.
Friends will either encourage you towards purpose or propel you towards ruin.
“Now faith, is the substance of things hoped for; the evidence of things not seen”