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8/30/2006 09:28:00 AM

Let them GO

My thought for the day. Thought I would share with you all.


"Let Them Go"

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 who 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.

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 peoples' 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!

Blogger The Seeker did sey...

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Thu Aug 31, 09:25:00 AM 2006 

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Blogger bassChocolate did sey...

My new philosophy on life. Thanks for sharing D.

Tue Sep 05, 09:55:00 AM 2006 

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Blogger laroper18 did sey...

Unfortunately, that's easier said that done, especially if you realise the person needs help.

Tue Sep 05, 05:19:00 PM 2006 

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Blogger D did sey...

you cant help someone that doesnt want to be helped.

Wed Sep 06, 06:11:00 PM 2006 

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Blogger Sashigamali did sey...

Quite so. Funny enuff, i was at the paula white conference in tampa when he did this one....it has even better impact seeing and hearing him live preaching about it

Thu Sep 07, 11:54:00 PM 2006 

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Blogger Sashigamali did sey...

i might have to steal this from u and use it in my blog too.....hehehehe

Thu Sep 07, 11:55:00 PM 2006 

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Anonymous NickMack did sey...

I have to steal this Dilly :-) ... I really do!

This is the best bit of advice I've EVER read and it's SO timely!

Got to agree with basschocolate, this is definitely the runnin's for me now!

Mon Oct 16, 04:07:00 PM 2006 

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Blogger Thinkbass did sey...

Thanks

Mon May 14, 04:14:00 PM 2007 

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