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You Win Some, You Lose Some

You can't let mistakes or bad decisions stop you from moving forward. We're all going to make them from time to time. It doesn't matter how old we are, how seasoned we are, how experienced we are, how wealthy we are, how popular we are, how attractive we are, or how spiritual we are. We are going to make mistakes and make choices that we should have thought more wisely about. At some point, we are going to fall short, we are going to have setbacks, we are going to have challenges, and we are going to have struggles. We are not God. Yes we were made in His image, thank God, but we are fleshly humans who are going to drop the ball at any given time. It's inevitable. You best believe that. Yet here's the thing: you can't let it stop you from going to the next level. You have to regroup, recalculate, learn from the mistake and continue the climb. 

I made a mistake recently and it cost me someone I wanted to connect with. I thought I was doing what God wanted me to do. I thought I was following the words of God's prophet, so I went out of my comfort zone and I made some moves that didn't pay off. I went out of character and it didn't pan out in my favor. You know what I have to say about all of that? "Oh well, moving right along, next." It's not going to stop me. I know the promises of the Lord. Would I do it again? At first I said I wouldn't, but as long as it's following what thus says the Lord, I would indeed do it again. You see, in order to move from our position, we have to do things that don't always make sense to us. If we win some, awesome and if we lose some, awesome. God is never wrong and although it may not make sense in the natural, it makes sense to God. In Genesis 22:1-19, remember when God told Abraham to slaughter his son Isaac? God was testing Abraham, he was obedient, and was blessed because of it. He trusted God even if it meant he had to do something he didn't want to do.

Listen to God, not man and don't let nothing stop you. Stay committed, because as long as God told you to do it, you never really lose anyway.
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