Goodbye.

Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers- 

It’s Tuesday, the weather is frightening and today was one of making hard decisions and letting go.  It’s easy to talk about letting go but sometimes God asks for things that we’ve grown quite attached to.  Sometimes we will give these things up, and sometimes it takes a sacrifice of self for us to release that which is super important to us.

Anything you’re not willing to let go of is an idol- PT, 6for2 Prayer

For me, it was a man.  I loved this man so much so, that I couldn’t imagine my life without him being in it.  God was like, “Oh really? Why don’t we find out?” And for the past six years, I lived life without this man being in my life.  I found out that I didn’t need this person in my life for it to be filled with joy, adventure, and fulfillment.  Without him, I was fulfilled because I found myself in Christ.

It’s hard to admit that you’ve been serving and striving for other things than God, who wants to face the truth that their heart hasn’t been totally devoted to their Savior?  Not too many people.

But, I think honesty is the catalyst for freedom.  It is not until we face the music that we become free!

In order to say hello to the new, we must say goodbye to the old.  This can include but not limited to:  who we thought we were, who we thought we would be with, where we thought we would live, what we sought career-wise, and other things we refuse to release control.

We must say goodbye because at every end is a new beginning.

I wish I could tell you that saying goodbye is easy.  Oh man!  I wish I could assure you that goodbyes won’t produce any tears, but that is simply not the case.  In fact, a hard goodbye may cause you to cry for days but I promise that what’s coming is so much better than what’s been.

Give yourself time to feel, cry, worship, do whatever it takes to heal properly. To pretend that you’re not in pain is not holiness neither is it spiritual, it’s simply foolish and a sure way to remain injured.  Feel, acknowledge what you feel, be honest with yourself and heal.  Give yourself the permission to heal!

Your (God’s) way is not just right, your way is better! – PT, 6for2 Prayer

May you find the courage to say goodbye. 

Xoxo,

Simone 🦁

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A Time To Let Go

Hello old friends, new followers and fellow bloggers-

There comes a time in our lives where we have to make tough decisions so that we can move forward.  Yesterday, we spoke of fall cleaning- of the clearing of our hearts to make room for what’s to come.  In order to embrace what’s to come, sometimes we have to let go of the thing we love the most.  I should know.  There is this guy that I have loved since I was 17 years old, I still love him; but today, I choose to let him go so that I can move forward.  I choose to move forward.  Sometimes we have to cut ties with what we have known for so long, we have to get rid of the memories, we have to say goodbye.  So today, I choose to say goodbye to him.  I choose to say goodbye to the memory of him.  I choose to say goodbye to what we had and I look forward to beginning again with someone new.  I choose to say goodbye,  I choose to let go.  There’s a quote by Sherrilyn Kenyon that says ” If you love something, set it free  If it comes back, it was and always will be yours.  If it never returns, it was never yours to begin with.” If the love of my life and I are meant to be, we will be -but for now I choose not to be.  I choose to let go.

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame,and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. (Hebrews 12:1-2)

Until next time,

❤ Mo

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