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It had to happen

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A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with a friend about change. We were talking about how this was a season of transformation and shifting for us. And those transitions meant he had to do what he had to do for he and his family and I had to do what I had to do for myself and my family. It was nice to know I wasn't alone in saying goodbye to nonsense. It was nice to know I wasn't alone in saying "welcome, super-victory, it's nice to finally be able to experience you." 

As I said in yesterday's podcast episode, I'm not there yet. but I'm getting closer. How about you? Are you closer to your breakthrough victory? Isaiah 43:14-28 talks about God's promise of victory with verse 19 saying, "For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland." Did you hear that? God is about to do work! 

Listen, it's time to speak your next-level victory. It doesn't matter if certain people left, because they were supposed to leave. The reason I had to say goodbye to old faces, is because God is taking me to new places. Some people may have thought they said goodbye to me, but what they don't know is that it was all part of God's plan. Yes, it had to happen. They had to leave my life and I had to leave theirs. How it happened isn't important. I just know that God had to do some maneuvering, because everybody couldn't, wouldn't, and shouldn't fit into His plan for my life. I know that. So I say thank you Lord, thank you, because it had to happen. 
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