Letting Go and Letting God

Warriors ARISE

17-11-2021 • 32 min

Welcome back to the Warriors Arise Podcast! These last few weeks of the year, we are excited to bring you your favorites! I am your host, Jane Zahasky and in this episode, I am joined by Suzi Hanson and our guest, Ashley Norman. She shares with us her incredible journey from federal indictment to breaking away from bad habits with the help of good connections with the right people and surrendering to the Lord. May her story remind us of the mysterious ways God works in our lives to lead us to the path to freedom. Join us and listen in!

[00:01 - 09:52] The Lord Works in Mysterious Ways

  • Ashley’s story
  • Receiving federal indictment
  • Going through the dark times
  • God’s work in our lives
  • Saving versus ruining
  • God granting us blessings
  • Going to full surrender

[09:53 - 20:37] Starting Your Spiritual Walk


  • Recognizing God’s will
  • Letting God search your heart
  • Changing your lifestyle
  • Hopelessness and despair
  • Jesus knocking at your door
  • Connecting with people
  • Having a home and a family
  • Allowing God to grant your wishes
  • Praying for grace and peace
  • Filling the void

[20:38 - 30:25] Recognizing What God Can Do


  • God crafting the plans
  • Being with you every single step of the way
  • Choosing God to work on you
  • All are done in advance
  • Finding gratitude and peace
  • Walking with God makes this possible


[30:26 - 32:10] Closing Segment


  • Pray about who you can help
  • Closing words



Tweetable Quotes:


“Most people would say, ruin my life. But you chose, God saved me through my arrest.” – Suzi Hanson


“I just want to point out how important it is for me, you know, that I finally figured out how to surrender to God's will for my life instead of pushing mine.” – Ashley Norman


“That's the thing about Jesus is we think that we've screwed up too big. We've gone too far. We're too bad. We're too evil, We’re too wicked. I mean, all the lies that the enemy wants to put in your head to keep you from God. But Jesus wants nothing more than for you to open the door. He's knocking.” – Suzi Hanson


“I went my whole life, you know, not feeling like I belong anywhere, or that I don't have a home or a family. And God gave me a home and a family. During my darkness, he brought me out on the other side. And he has given me more than I could ever imagine, in my wildest dreams.” – Ashley Norman


References


Dangerous Prayers by Craig Groeschel



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