“Just Leave It Where We Left It or Where It Left Us”

“We have to stop reaching for things behind us and instead grab what’s in front of us.” – #ToddCPittman

Yep, I Said It!

…and so did Philippians 3:13 (NKJV) – “Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead,”

“Too often we waste time and energy trying to hold onto things instead of leaving them right where they are. I’m talking about disappointments and setbacks. Got passed over for a job, LEAVE IT THERE! Prayed hard for someone’s health, but they’ve gone home to be with the Lord, LEAVE IT THERE! Worked hard to save your marriage or relationship but it is no more, LEAVE IT THERE! There’s a fishing term called ‘Catch & Release.’ Let’s start living by a new spiritual term we’ll call ‘Experience & Release.” Don’t think about it, don’t dwell on it, STOP TRYING TO FIGURE IT OUT! If we really trust in the Lord then when things don’t go our way we will be without bitterness, resentment, or hosting a pity party and know He allows everything for a reason. Let’s leave what’s behind and start using our valuable time to ask Him to let us experience and release. There is so much in front of us! Let’s ask Him for the restoration of our circumstances. Hey, When we go to Him for deliverance, deliverance we will truly receive.” – #ToddCPittman

Published by #ToddCPittman

Although my heart will always live at Christ the King Church in Dacula, GA under the guidance of Senior Pastor, Reverend Marion Sailor. While residing in northern Maryland, I am a member of Channel of Grace in Edgewood, MD under the direction of Lead Pastor Kenneth Harper; and I enjoy the fellowship of Covenant Living Fellowship in Randallstown, MD under the direction of Pastors Donald & Danielle Lewis. In my professional life, I am the Director of Member Experience + Communications at the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers and I also have the privilege of serving as the Executive Director of the Institute for Corporate Social Responsibility (iCSR). I am a proud father of four and husband to Dr. Yolonda Pittman. Following undergrad at Syracuse University, I am currently pursuing my Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS) at Luther Rice College & Seminary. VISIT | https://linktr.ee/ToddCPittman

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