I love what Joel Osteen said about people, they are like a scaffolding that somehow will be removed in your life for some reason, God is taking you to the next level.
Not everyone that is with you by now may not be able to go where you are going. Some people are like scaffolding, they come into your life for a reason to help you reach a certain level. But at some point, God is going to remove the scaffoldings so you can shine. It is not that they are not good people, but their part in your story is over. God’s taking you to a higher level. Quit being frustrated by somebody that is not supporting you like they used to. We spend too much time trying to get people’s approval, trying to get them to validate us, then we’ll feel good about ourselves. The problem with getting your validation from people is, people can change their mind.
One moment, people were shouting “Hosanna” waving palms branches. A few days later those same people were shouting “Crucify Him.” People can have a short memory, and if you are getting your value based on what people give you, how much they compliment you. Then, if for some reason, they stop doing that, you’ll forget who you are, your self-worth is coming from them. Quit relying on people and go to God. You do not need people’s approval you have God’s permission.
The Scripture says in Psalm 46:10, “Be still and know that I am God.” As you learn to let go and let God, you will enjoy your life more and become everything He has created you to be! https://www.JoelOsteen.com/Messages
To God Be the Glory.