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Old 04-15-2008, 06:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Let Go by TD Jakes

I just read this for the first time today...

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 .....


If you are holding on to past hurts and pains .....


If someone can't treat you right, love you back, and see your worth.....


If someone has angered you .........


If you are holding on to some thoughts of evil and revenge......


If you are involved in a wrong relationship or addiction......


If you are holding on to a job that no longer meets your needs or talents .....


If you have a bad attitude.......


If you keep judging others to make yourself feel better......


If you're stuck in the past and God is trying to take you to a new level in Him......


If you are struggling with the healing of a broken relationship.......


If you keep trying to help someone who won't even try to help themselves......


If you're feeling depressed and stressed .......


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 the past be the past. Forget the former things.
GOD is doing a new thing for you!


Get Right or Get Left .. think about it, and then ....


"The Battle is the Lord's!"
Say it clearly and you make it beautiful, no matter what.
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Old 04-15-2008, 09:16 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow! Thanks for posting this...I LOVE it.

You lift me, and I'll lift you, and we'll ascend together.
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Old 04-15-2008, 09:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The things they taught you
They're lining up to haunt you
They've got your back against the wall
I've been down the very road you're walking now
It doesn't have to be so dark and lonesome

The Shins - It's Only Life
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Old 04-15-2008, 10:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Very good. What is so powerful about this is that it is so applicable to so many. It is just as applicable to the addict as to those affected by the addict.

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Thank you. It came to me at the right time.
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Old 04-24-2008, 05:32 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Many thanks ... I needed to see this today more than you'll ever know!

somewhere distant, the hurricane still spins
he rages and destroys, and believes that he wins

but here in my world, the tempest far away
i rebuild, rejoice and move forward, in halcyon days
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wow. thank you so much

i ended up texting my addict boyfriend last night asking whys hes doing this? asking for him to name me 3 reasons why he thinks pills arent a big deal and then 3 reasons why he should stop taking them. Do you wanna know what he told me, "this is crazy with you nik, as soon as i open my eyes all these text from you" welppp great to know he is fine with this and sleeping good, while i am tossing and turning missing/loving him.

i cant force someone to love me or care about me. thats going to be my motivation for today, so thank you very much
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Old 04-14-2011, 07:53 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Wow! very cool.

I can see clearly now the rain is gone
I can see all obstacles in my way
Gone are the dark clouds that had me down
I can make it now the pain is gone
Here is that rainbow I've been praying for
It's gonna be a bright bright sun shiny day
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