Last year was awful for some people because they talked too much. No discretion. Everybody knew their business, next move, everything! They talked too much everywhere – social media, family gatherings, anywhere people gathered!
Some people had a great year because they changed their strategy and kept their mouths shut. They did not announce everything.
Today, I encourage you to keep some things to yourself. Zip it, now! Everybody doesn’t need to know what you are doing. Yes, and it includes family members, colleagues, your beloved spiritual father or mother, church sisters or brothers. There is wisdom in keeping quiet and there is a time to share.
What about ministry folks?
Some announced covet spiritual missions that they should have been quiet about. Sometimes God will delay or postpone the activation of an assignment because you are not ready, you have announced it to the wrong people, tried to collaborate or bring in unassigned folks to the assignment.
Nehemiah went on a mission, didn’t announce his arrival or inform the leaders in the area about his plans.
“I slipped out during the night, taking only a few others with me. I had not told anyone about the plans God had put in my heart for Jerusalem.” – Nehemiah 2:12
“The officials did not know where I had gone or what I was doing, because as yet I had said nothing to the Jews or the priests or nobles or officials or any others who would be doing the work.” – Nehemiah 2:16
After God called Paul, he did not run off to consult any human being and connect with seasoned apostles before him. He went off to Arabia. It was three years later that he got acquainted with Peter (Galatians 1:16-17).
Don’t try to fast forward the appointed time.
Rethink your strategy and if the Holy Spirit speaks to you today, please listen. Many missions have been aborted and destinies halted because of loose lips!
Everybody is not your cheerleader.
Infact some will cheer you to destruction with flattery. Some are connected to you just to monitor but that devil is a liar. Be very careful in this season and discern, discern, discern.