Let go and let God

Today’s Holy Spirit Love Note:

Let go of control. You can’t control every person or situation and you’re not meant to. Instead, flow with me and trust that I’ve got it covered. It? Life! I know what I’m doing and I don’t need you to play god with the people around you.

The only person you can ever hope to control is you and even then, you can only control you with my help. Self control is fruit that comes from doing life with me, being led by me, walking life out together, remember?

Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness goodness, gentleness, faithfullness and self-control. The more you do life in step with me, the more you can expect to see this fruit in your life. Need more love? Walk with me more. Desperate for more joy? Take your next step with me. Want more peace? Let me lead you. (I could go on but you get the idea!)

Let go and let me be God. Plan yes, but with me. Take action as I nudge you, but hear me as you move. And hold those plans loosely. Don’t quench my flow in your life. Don’t squeeze my life out of what we’re doing together by trying to control all the pieces.

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again … surrender control! You cannot control everything and you were never meant to!

I know this feels counterintuitive. It’s the opposite of what you were taught but your learning was based on the world’s systems. I’m inviting you to learn and move and grow in my Kingdom principles. You can expect things to look a little different to what you once considered “normal” but different in the very best way possible!

Let go and let me be God. Ask me to show you what that looks like in practical terms in your life today. Ask, expecting an answer, and know that I’m excited to show up in your life today!

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Consequences

Today’s Holy Spirit Love Note:

It’s time to watch your tongue, to guard it. Yes, you have a voice and yes I am calling you to use it and it’s important your words come from me. This won’t always be easy, especially when you’re in situations where you would previously have used the gift of speech to persuade or get your own way. It’s time to grow up into who I created you to be. Yes, you have the gift of speech and now I’m inviting you into a deeper level of maturity. 

Choose to speak life, love and encouragement where you might previously have reacted. Sometimes that will mean taking a breath and pausing to hear me more clearly before you open your mouth and speak. No, I know this doesn’t always come naturally to you but that’s simply because it’s become a habit and a part of your identity. 

I’m inviting you to step into the fullest expression of your identity in me. You told me you want to step into my best for you? As stretching as it feels, this is part of me taking you at your word and helping you step into my best. It will get easier with practice.

Hear me. Tune your ear to me. You do hear from me, I’ve proven that to you already, so now it’s time to take things to a whole new level and trust that I know what I’m doing as we move forward together.

Choose to allow your speech to be redeemed by me, saturated in my love, and watch as your relationships are transformed! Understand that I don’t use that word lightly. The more you grow into the fullest expression of your identity in me, the more the people you care about are going to see Jesus in you. That’s going to have consequences!

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Expect great things

Today’s Holy Spirit Love Note:

What might it look and feel like if you were as hungry for me as you are your favourite snack? Ask me to give you a new hunger for me. Yes, you’ll still need to eat food, this isn’t a diet hack! This is about relationship. I want to sustain you, to be everything you need for day to day life.

I am everything you need for day to day life. Struggling to focus? Ask me to help clarify your mind. Feeling tired and run down? Let me energise you. Uncertain about your next step? Ask me. I’m much more practical than you give me credit for! I really do love to do life with you in a real, practical and tangible way, moment by moment and day by day.

Yes, I love it when we spend time together but if you think I’m only with you when you can sit quietly with me you’re missing out on so much of the goodness I have for you. I am right there with you. I’m in you and go everywhere that you go. There is nowhere you go where I decide to check out.

Instead, this is about your awareness of my presence. That’s what it really means to hunger for me. I want to be on your mind. I want to walk the dog with you. I want us to enjoy a cuppa together.

And when you do life with the people around you, I want to be a part of those conversations too. Not in a weird way. I’m not asking you to be a go-between, to pass messages. You point others to my love simply by showing up and being you with me. Yes, allow me into the conversations as the circumstances permit but more importantly, be aware that I am with you, always. Live from the position of my ever-presentness and expect great things.

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Perceiving, not receiving

Continuing with the theme of exploring the different ways God’s sharing His heart with us, in today’s episode of the podcast we have both a story and a dream.

With the reminder that you’re invited to spread out the wings of your identity and rest into Holy Spirit’s role in your life.

Today’s activation:

“What question or questions are you inviting me to explore with you?”

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The very best choice you can make

Today’s Holy Spirit Love Note:

It’s time to let love be your foundation. Let me help you love people where they’re at instead of where you wish they were, just like Jesus did. Jesus didn’t come to judge so why should you? Let love be the root of everything that comes out of your mouth and every action you take.

Love covers a multitude of sins, it really is the ultimate solution. Start with love, keep on keeping on with love, end with love and you won’t go far wrong. Let me help you love like Jesus. That’s what it really means to fix your eyes on Jesus. He is your very best example to live up to and greatest encourager when it feels too hard.

I know you get tired of being the one who keeps the peace, you bite your tongue and don’t react in the name of love and it exhausts you. Understand that every time you choose to love, every time your don’t react with a cross word, every time you keep your hurtful or argumentative thoughts to yourself, all of heaven rejoices. 

There are times and occasions when you will need to speak up. This is not about remaining silent always and this isn’t about being a doormat. I can help you pick your battles wisely and even give you the words to say when words are needed.

Don’t get weary in well-doing. You might find it exhausting but I can sustain you. And not every moment of every day is about battling or choosing your words carefully. This is simply one of the practical ways you can lead with love, me-helping you.

I know it’s not always easy but fix your eyes on Jesus. Understand why you’re choosing love. It really is a choice and always the very best choice you can make.

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Embrace this moment with me

Today’s Holy Spirit Love Note:

You’re here to learn how to do life with me, moment by moment. To live in the reality of my love, and to invite others into that reality with me. How you do life, the specifics of what you do or how you show up, feel open ended to you.

You sometimes feel like life is quite random. You marvel at the ramifications of one choice and the direction life takes as a result. It might feel random to you but none of it takes me by surprise. I see you right now in this moment and I saw this moment before time began.

Yes, I understand that that kind of thinking makes your mind ache. It feels unfathomable to you. I feel unfathomable to you. That’s actually a very good thing. Do you really want a God who you have all figured out? I didn’t think so!

And so the whole of time itself has been one great big dance of knowing and being known. The warm up act before the most incredible eternity. You can’t even begin to imagine what that will be like so don’t even try. Instead, focus on life with me in this moment.

Life feels long but it is fleeting. I know it doesn’t feel like that to you, especially on the challenging days. When you reflect on the journey to where you are right now today, it feels long and slow. It is but a sharp intake of breath when set against the reality of all of that was and is and is to come.

Let me help you embrace the joy in this moment! Forget the former things, don’t dwell on the past. I am in this moment with you and the moment after that and the moment after that. Every moment from here and stretching into the life to come I am with you but this moment is all we have. Embrace this moment with me.

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Embrace who I created you to be!

Today’s episode of the podcast is not one, not two, but three different little stories, all with the same punchline. God is definitely trying to get our attention with this one!

Today’s activation:

Where in my life am I afraid, anxious or uncertain about who you created me to be?

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I am alongside you

Today’s Holy Spirit Love Note:

You never see a goose apologising for not walking faster as she crosses the road. The seagull swoops and dives with wild abandon. The little sparrows never worry that someone or something is going to judge them for eating when they’re hungry. If these creatures can simply live in the reality of who I created them to be, why is it so tricky for you?

Yes, it’s tricky because your mind is so much more powerful. You can think and contemplate and reason. You can also overthink, doubt and second guess yourself. What if you didn’t? You have the mind of Christ. That means you have the option to hear my heart, to dig into today from my perspective and live with the freedom that comes from being my beloved!

What would it look like to move through today with my confidence? Because I believe in you. There is so much I would love us to explore together, adventures to embark upon, and that journeying is made possible when you take me at my word.

Ask me who I say you are and believe me. Ask me how I see you and trust that I am always telling you the truth. Allow me to woo you with my love, my care, my kindness, my provision. I want to show up for you today. I want to be everything in your life.

Yes, you can still have friends and family who you care about. I’m not here to replace people. I’m here to add to your experience of what it means to be human. Imagine doing life with your friends and family and me. See me sat alongside you as you chat and laugh and cry and celebrate and all the other emotions you experience as you do life with people.

This doesn’t need to be the stuff of imagination. I am alongside you. And in you and standing guard behind you and going ahead of you preparing the route. Live in me. Live in love.

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The fight is won!

Today’s Holy Spirit Love Note:

Your fight is not against flesh and blood. Your fight is against the powers of darkness, against the foe that would try and stop you from moving closer into life with me. The fight is won! The victory is secure. What you are experiencing is merely the aftershock of the enemy trying to drag you down with him. This will never happen. You are mine and your life with me is safe in Jesus!

No, I don’t need you paying too much attention to what the enemy is doing. There is more power in my little finger than in all the forces of evil combined! What I am inviting you to be aware of is those times when you feel like you’re wading through treacle. Sometimes this will mean you need to rest but other times it will be outside influences. That’s when you need to fix your attention on me and let us battle together. 

The specifics of what that looks like will vary depending upon the circumstances but if you start by exploring things with me, you can be certain that I’ll guide you and help you to know what to do or say next. Yet another example of taking what the enemy meant for evil and turning it to my good! I love working with you to bring good to every situation and circumstance in your life.

I simply need you to be aware of whom you’re really fighting. Even when you’re in conflict with another human, what if you considered that you’re not really fighting with them at all? What if the real fight was with whatever enemy forces are trying to stir things up and bring disunity? Not every challenging issue but more than you realise.

And no, I’m not trying to frighten you. The fight is won, remember? I simply need you to be aware so that the next time you face a challenge, you can pause, take a deep breath, bring it to me and let my love pour into the situation. Me-helping you of course.

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Reject the lie and come to me!

Today’s Holy Spirit Love Note:

Not every thought or feeling that passes through your mind is of me. Those times when you wake up feeling discouraged, lethargic or simply like you just don’t want to, ask me what’s going on. Allow me to encourage you, allow me to remind you of all the ways your life with me is wonderful, allow me in and be real with me about what’s going on.

When even your most discouraging thoughts or feelings send you running into my arms, you’ll have learned one practical way to take what the enemy meant for evil and turn it instead to my good. And every time you choose to do that, I’m cheering you on!

I know you love doing life with me, that’s not being called into question. Sometimes you’re going to find yourself tired and vulnerable and that’s when the enemy will try and take you out.

Notice the circumstances that surround the attack. Are you more vulnerable when you’ve spent the day showing up for everyone else? Or maybe there are people who tend to leave you feeling spent? Or maybe you’re most depleted when you haven’t had enough interaction with the good people in your life?

Consider this your invitation to start noticing more of your internal world. It’s where you and I can play freely so I want to help keep your internal world in tiptop condition. Not because I can’t deal with the mess but for your benefit. You can hear me more clearly when your mind is sharp.

And remember that any time this all feels too hard, bring those feelings to me too. You are going to face challenges but you only face them alone if you choose to. I’d prefer to face them head on with you, stand together side by side, and we can only do that when you bring all things to me. And reject any lie that tells you you must clean your act up first. Reject the lie and come to me!

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