Thought and Prayer for Saturday, January 5, 2013
Saturday, January 05, 2013
THE BALANCE OF LETTING GO
Letting things go can be both bad and good depending on what we are doing. When we let things go and not get uptight about the words and actions of others and allow God to handle things, that is good. However, when we let things go by not doing what we should be doing and are neglect what needs to be taken care of, that could lead to an ugly mess. We need to find the right balance to know when to let things go that don’t really matter and when not to let things go that really do matter. God can help us know what is important and how to find that balance.
1 Peter 5:7-8 “Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. Stay alert! Watch out for your great enemy, the devil. He prowls around like a roaring lion, looking for someone to devour.” (NLT)
Dear Lord, help us to know how to pick our battles. Help us to know what things we need to simply let go and give to You to handle. Help us to know what we need to take care of and take a stand for so things don’t get neglected. It is so easy to let our relationships, our finances and our health get neglected when we don’t do Your work in these areas. Help us today to be more aware of what we need to do and when we need to let go. In Jesus’ name. Amen.