Tuesday, August 18

Let It Go

After week two of The Convenience Series at 12Stone, I started thinking about how truly important this set of sermons is for us today. More than ever, people seem to be letting the unimportant quarrels of life get in the way of lasting relationships.

I find this ever true in my life. Many times I pick the minutest topic to argue with Brandon about. By holding on to anger we turn simple misunderstandings into feuds that last far too long. Regardless of the feelings involved, the simple fact is that we just have to let it go.

If we could “turn the other cheek” and “let bygones be bygones” we could live more fulfilled lives. Instead of holding grudges and ending relationships, we should forgive and move on.

I know, much easier said than done, but I heard a quote that puts our unforgiving nature into perspective: “you must forgive your brother so God can also forgive you.” So true…


  1. So true. Only in the past two years, as I have been earning my M.Div and been surrounded by talk about the Church more than ever, have I actually heard the words, 'forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us,' as integral to the way we live our lives.

    By the way, Hi. It's been a while. Glad to read that you're doing well. :)

  2. The verse that I was thinking of is Matthew 6:14-15...