The other day, my friend Jerry and I were talking about how his son was running, fell, and ended up scraping his nose and upper lip on the concrete(whew and it did not look good). This incident happened about an hour before he told me about it and when I ask “Well how was he as you left? Is he ok?” Jerry says, “Oh yea, he’s fine. He has forgotten all about it!”
It was at that moment, I began to wonder how come we as adults cant be like that? I turn and ask Jerry(and just in case anyone is wondering, Jerry is a believer as well)”Why cant we be like that? As adults, we like to hold onto things, talk about our problems for 17 days, feed it, grow it and love it to life etc.” AND THIS IS WHERE THE FUN BEGAN! Jerry and I came up with so many different statements that if we were actually talking to our problems would be equivalent to feeding energy into our problems. “Come here problem, let me hold you!” “Let me caress you and take care of you!” “Im going to talk about you so much, Im going to make sure you stay here forever because I love you!” We hold onto our issues so much that we cant let them go. You’d think we were bragging about something great in our lives.
We have got to learn to just LET IT GO. LEAVE THESE PROBLEMS WHERE WE FIND THEM OR WHERE THEY FIND US! We have got to learn to identify an issue and leave it where it is. IF you feel compelled to pick that problem up versus just leaving it where it is, you know where I want you to take it? I want you to take it and set it at the feet of Jesus. Whether you just leave it where it is, or feel the need to pick it up, give it a hug, hold hands and walk down the street with it, you’ve got to eventually pray for yourself, the matter and ask God to shield you from whatever may be coming your way. We have got to learn to let it go! And the most important thing, LET HIM HANDLE IT! Let God take care of everything you just cast upon him and do not worry. He’ll take care of it. Don’t even think about it. Don’t waste anymore of the valuable time that God has given us to put anymore energy into things that are not of Him.