Monday, June 16, 2008

Anger is a five letter word

A notable meditation from Lilian's Journey

Matthew 5 : 20 - 26
....first be reconciled.....then come and offer your gift....

Anger is a five (sic) letter word describing an emotion that Christians often do not know how to deal with. We know that harboring anger is spiritually and emotionally and even physically (contributing to stomach ulcers for example) unhealthy. But what should we do?
It falls back to self-knowledge. Anger is a protective emotion that keeps us in control when things threaten to shake our world. It is useful as a temporary measure but needs to be processed (acknowledged and released) before it takes root in our hearts.

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Blogger pearlie said...

Ah! The ever useful iceberg diagram :) a good use this one.

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