Surrounding myself with people who speak life into where I'm going, not where I've left. Not allowing what's familiar to keep me from what's been Promised. My process was to take me into my Promise, not return me to my past. I am becoming a NEW creation && my past doesn't even recognize me anymore. I couldn't make FORWARD progress by thinking about my past. My purpose is more powerful than my past. I will NEVER reach my potential by remaining in my past. I didn't understand that ALL things work for MY good until I decided to leave my past behind && accept the fact that MY past didn't change God's plans.
Once I began to understand what's been Promised, I didn't allow my feelings to stay in the past. Holding on to my past was evidence that I had empowered my emotions over His plans. My stress was coming from me allowing my feelings to empower a past that was NO longer serving me NO purpose in my future. Releasing my past REQUIRED me to TRUST God with my future. I learned that sometimes I just have to make peace with unanswered questions && the ONLY thing that can empower my past were MY THOUGHTS!
God has a GREAT way of making EVERYTHING work out in the END. If I want to live a SUCCESSFUL life than I have to stand against the negative invaders of my mind. NEVER will I give up on the things that I REALLY want. YES, it's difficult to wait, but I know that it's much worse to regret. I am NOT what I have done but instead what I've had to overcome. The happiness of my life depends upon the quality of my thoughts. As it relates to MY HEALING, STAYING PRESENT IS KEY! The BEST way that I've been able to move on from my past is to become ACTIVE in my PRESENT. Doing things that inspire me && bring me joy!
I didn't have what I wanted because I wasn't CLEAR on WHAT it is that I wanted. This was the issue that was causing me to entertain things that I didn't want until it was to late. I'm going NEW places, doing NEW things, && metting NEW people. My MENTALITY is changing because I changed the ATMOSPHERE in which I now hang. If I wanted to change than I had to change the people && things I knew. What God has for ME is BIGGER than what I've been through! I'm CORRECTING course an making POSITIVE changes in MY life && I'm NOT ashamed of that. I took my time to REFOCUS && CONSIDER, I don't do DISTRACTIONS in ANY shape or form! My most effective ministry is coming out of my DEEPEST hurts. Allowing myself to go through the hurt has helped me to HEAL.