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Let It Go!

Saturday, December 05, 2009

L E T T I N G G O

By T. D. Jakes

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.

And it 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!!!

'The Battle is the Lord's! '



Well I hope this blessed your spirit like it did mine.
Have a Beautiful day!
Hugs~Sabrina



  
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 12/6/2009 12:24AM

    Great blog. Thank you for sharing.

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WILLOW49 12/5/2009 9:52PM

    Wonderful blog! Thank you!

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TRAVELNISTA 12/5/2009 8:45PM

    So true! Great blog! emoticon

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TEDYBEAR2838 12/5/2009 2:55PM

    I ALWAYS SAY: LET IT GO AND LET GOD!

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Who Are You Going To Be?

Friday, December 04, 2009

Living Life Fully Daily Meditation.

Today's quotation:

Make small commitments and keep them.
Be a light, not a judge. Be a model, not a critic.
Be part of the solution, not part of the problem.-Stephen R. Covey

Today's Meditation:

What am I going to "be"? The answer to this question lies in the many small decisions that I make, day after day, the ones that determine just what kind of relationships that I'll have with other people. Will I be a light that shines for them, or will I be someone who brings them down and keeps them in the dark? With each thing that I decide to say or do, I'm forging the human being that I am, I'm becoming either a light or a judge, a model or a critic. So just what will I decide to be?

What would you like me to be in your life? Would you like me to encourage you or discourage you? Would you like me to build you up or tear you down? Should I stand by you and your dreams, or should I criticize you and them until you give them up in shame or frustration?

And when you know what you would like me to be for you, then you know what other people would like you to be for them. And you'll have a guide for your decision-making when you're faced with reacting to someone else. You'll have a guide that will direct you with each decision that you make in life. If you want to be a light that shines for others, then you have to decide to be a light each time that you're faced with difficult decisions or even easy ones. When you're dead and gone, do you want people to say "I used that person as a bad example, and did everything the opposite," or do you want them to say that yours was a shining example, one that they try to emulate when they make their own decisions?

People need light. You can provide light. It doesn't matter if it's the light of one small candle or a 1,000-watt bulb that can light a huge room. Light is light, and you can share yours and make this world a brighter place.

Questions to consider:
In what ways do you provide light for the world?

What kinds of things might prevent you from sharing your light and encouragement from the world?

What kinds of guides do you use in your decision-making processes?

For further thought:
You are now at a crossroads. This is your opportunity to make the most important decision you will ever make. Forget your past. Who are you now? Who have you decided you really are now? Don't think about who you have been. Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously. Make it carefully. Make it powerfully.-Anthony Robbins

I hope you ALL will take every opportunity and be a light for someone else today!
Have a great day!
emoticon~Sabrina

  
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TRAVELNISTA 12/4/2009 10:52AM

    emoticon excellent though provoking blog! emoticon

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TEDYBEAR2838 12/4/2009 8:45AM

    We all need to shine where God put us!

Hope you have a super fine Friday

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SIANAN74 12/4/2009 8:32AM

    Love it! Keep up the great work!

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NO_SNOW_BODY 12/4/2009 8:25AM

    Great blog Sabrina emoticon

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Dentist Visit.

Thursday, December 03, 2009

I left around 9:00 am and have been back since 1:00 pm. I had a tooth pulled today and it hurt like heck. Please excuse my french but it took Todd(my dental student) 30 minutes to get it out. Once it started to loosen up he says, "No wonder, it has two roots on it". Don't ask me, I don't know what that meant either. Unless it had something to do with the tooth being broken and inside my gum. The pain is starting go away though, thanks to the Ibuprofen 800 ml I already had. He said that they don't give pain meds for 1 tooth extraction. That's crazy right? Anyway, I don't mean to sound ungrateful because I really am. Total estimated fee to do all the work I'm having done is $3,655 and I got a grant worth $4000 so There's MUCH to be grateful for.

I hope and pray that your day is going well and that your evening/night will be even better.
Hugs&Kisses~Sabrina

  
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TRAVELNISTA 12/4/2009 10:34AM

    Oh you poor thing! I hope it feels better soon. What a way not to even worry about night eating that night. That is the only thing positive I can thing about that painful experience. emoticon emoticon

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TEDYBEAR2838 12/3/2009 8:50PM

    thank the Lord for the Grant and hopefully your tooth, or lack thereof, will become less painful and you will be able to sleep.

Join me on the wonderful journey to a HEALTHY 2010 !

WE WILL DO THIS!

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Letís enjoy the journey and stop to smell the roses!


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SIANAN74 12/3/2009 6:20PM

    Feel better soon!
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SKERTSO 12/3/2009 4:47PM

    I hope that you feel better real soon! The dentist is not my favorite person to visit that's for sure.

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Letting Go, and Letting God. Part 2

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

DH came home around 2:00 pm, after being out all night and says, "I wreck the car". He says that it was so foggy and he couldn't see the parked car before he backed into it. The man who car it was, came out and they exchanged insurance info. While he was telling me this, I'm crying because I'm feeling sorry for myself. Then I realized again that this is one of the Devil tactics to break my spirit. Almost immediately, I became his wife and his friend because that's the job that God gave me. A friend is someone who has your back NO MATTER WHAT! If your spouse isn't your best friend, there IS a PROBLEM!

Mark 10:9 says:What God has joined together, let NO man put usunder. I trust that God will work it out. He fixed it for me, I know, He can fix it for DH.

Hugs~Sabrina

  
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SIANAN74 12/3/2009 9:01AM

    All I can say is "Amen" and I am so happy that no one was hurt!
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Letting Go, and Letting God.

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

I'm at war/battle with the Devil. He is busy trying to break my spirit but God is on my side. Every time I feel like I'm going to break, I remember He is right there arms stretched wide and all I have to do is reach out and grab hold.

I got up singing Christmas carols with Shakeira(my baby) It's amazing how powerful, a worship and praise song can be. It reminds me of all the blessings that God has stored upon me and get me back to a place of gratitude.

I sat on my new living room furniture this morning with a cup coffee and looked around me. What a site to behold. God has blessed me with needs but He has given me some of my wants too. In July 2008 after I relapse I lost my furniture (due to none payment)and I was almost through paying for it. On Saturday I went back to Rent A Center to see what I needed to do to pick up where I left off. It's true. They will put the money you've already paid in, towards something else. To make a long story short, I got a brand new black living room suit. It looks like leather but it's not. All I have to pay is $571 and I've already given them a portion of it and I'll try to pay the rest by next month. To them, it was used because someone had it before me. Whoever had it, didn't have it long because it looks brand new. Either way you look at it, it's new to me and a GREAT deal. There's so MUCH to be grateful for and trust me, I am!

  
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TRAVELNISTA 12/3/2009 7:55AM

    Your relationship with God is a true Blessing and comfort.
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DRUSILLA56 12/2/2009 10:37PM

    YOUR SOOOOO BLESSED, AND HAVE BEEN A BLESSING FOR SHARING THIS. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR BABY. "DRU"

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NO_SNOW_BODY 12/2/2009 9:40PM

    That is wonderful that you can enjoy God's blessings. Enjoy the furniture and may more joy come your way everyday from you belief and faith in God.

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AUNTBEE6 12/2/2009 9:35PM

    Awwwwwwww an awesome story Sabrina..Thanks so much for sharing!! You know God won't allow us to me tempted above what we are able. He promised He would supply all our needs and He will. He even supplies some of our wants at times. He is so good. You spoke about you singing praise to God. There is a song we sing sometimes in our church,
"Somethings got to happen when we praise the Lord."

I have proven this to be so true so many times.
Have a GREAT night!
Hugs Auntbee

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TEDYBEAR2838 12/2/2009 8:58PM

    I hope it all works out ok for you.

I love getting new/used stuff at good prices.

Wishing you and your children well

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JWELL2011 12/2/2009 8:53PM

    Good for you. We should all let go....

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NUTTINCANSTOPME 12/2/2009 8:51PM

    Open your heart and God bless you.

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