There are too many of us who have allowed ourselves to be connected to people, places and things that have not brought us any value. Without us realizing it, we can be attracting the very things we hate. These negative people, places and things may have only pushed us down. Perhaps you have not felt like you have been lifted up but drained because of this connection. Let’s take a moment to examine this moment together, “What are you connected to?”
There are things, we are attracting to ourselves. It’s as if there is a magnet that we hold and it is attracting these things to us, perhaps without us not even realizing it. How about taking this time to recognize it and acknowledge it for what it is and what is happening? In order for change to occur, we must first acknowledge the truth; the reality of what is actual happening. When we see it for what it is, then we can make a choice to cut off these things that have been hindrances and pushed us down in the wrong direction.
There is so much for each of us and not one of us has to just settle. It may be difficult to change these things immediately, but it is not impossible. The faster you begin the process, the faster you will find yourself moving in the right direction. How about admitting it even now and decide to do what you must, to begin the cutting off process?
Now, there is another side to what we are connected to. Perhaps, it has been people, places and things that have been an incredible blessing and a place of security for us. But perhaps we have held on to this so tightly that we have been unwilling to move any further. Maybe we cannot see it any other way. Perhaps, God has been prompting you and you are too fearful to move on. It is possible that it has become a very comfortable place for you. Why not take this moment today to acknowledge your inability to move past what you have held too tightly and even though it has been real good, you have made it a crutch. The moment you see that you can move past this, you have made steps of faith and moved into the next level that God has planned for you. It is not that you have to cut off your blessings, but it is vital to allow them to become spring boards and sounding boards and no longer just a place of crutches for you!
In either of these cases, there is something God is trying to encourage us about and prompting us to recognize. Take a moment to examine where you are and pray. Also, confide in someone you can trust with moral character and allow their honesty to confirm where you are and pray with you. I appreciate hearing from my readers, so let me know your thoughts and share this blog with others. Are there things in your life that can be consider crutches? Are you quick to move forward or are you feeling held back. Let me hear your story.
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