Life is made of seasons. Some seasons require that we let go while other seasons need a holding on.
If you hold on when you are supposed to let go, you are in trouble; and if you let go when you are expected to keep holding on, you are in as much trouble.
Now you ask me, when do I know it’s time to hold on or to let go? Good question.
For this we need discernment. Ask of God and He will give you of this spirit abundantly and free of charge.
In addition to this we need wisdom; not the wisdom of this world that comes to nothing but divine wisdom that leads to sure victory. “Is it wise for me to hold on or to let go in this situation?”
Furthermore you need to know your bigger purpose in life. “Does letting go, or holding on, fit into the bigger purpose, vision, plan for my life?”
For all of these to work together for your good you need faith, the kind of unshakable faith that defies all odds. You must have self-confidence and the right kind of self-esteem so that you don’t get tossed from one opinion to another by public opinion.
There will be times in your life wherein the whole world (including your spouse, father, pastor, child etc) is against you. At the same time, the Spirit of God, and your deepest conviction are saying the contrary. What will you do in this case? Give in to the pressure?
There is a time to hold on and a time to let go. May you never hold on to dry branches, and may you never let go of God-given opportunities.
Discern, be wise, be purposeful, then take a stand and be ready to defend it with your faith.
To hold on or to let go?