Tag Archives: anger

Check you temper at the door …

“It’s because of your temper,         your blasphemous foul temper,     That I’m putting my hook in your nose         and my bit in your mouth     And turning you back         to where you came from.” 2 Kings 19:28 The last time I threw … Continue reading

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Breathe, breathe, breathe …

“I live and breathe God; if things aren’t going well, hear this and be happy… If your heart is broken, you’ll find God right there; if you’re kicked in the gut, he’ll help you catch your breath.” Psalm 34:2,18 This … Continue reading

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Chill …

“If a ruler loses his temper against you, don’t panic; a calm disposition quiets intemperate rage.” Ecclesiastes 10:4 My daughter Susan gives her big dogs “chill pills” at the first sign of a thunderstorm to calm their fears. Whatever is … Continue reading

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Let Patience Trump Anger …

“He (the Devil) is wild and raging with anger; he hasn’t much time and he knows it.” Revelations 12:12 Anger will not accompany us to Heaven. There’s no room in the heart for anger and love, and love will win. … Continue reading

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Unrealized dreams…

“We plan the way we want to live, but only God makes us able to live it.” Proverbs 16:9 I’m a dreamer and a planner. I always say, “Take the dreamer out of me and I might as well check … Continue reading

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Planting anger …

“Frustrated and famished, they try one thing after another. When nothing works out they get angry,” Isaiah 8:20-21 Anger has a way of seeping into every other emotion and planting itself in there.” –Dane Cook I know people that are chronically … Continue reading

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Hard-nosed teen?

“He [Jesus] looked them [the Pharisees] in the eye, one after another, angry now, furious at their hard-nosed religion.” Mark 3:5 If you raised a teenagers you may have experienced the type of anger Jesus felt with the Pharisees. I … Continue reading

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Don’t make your problem my problem …

“They were beside themselves with anger, and started plotting how they might get even with him.” Luke 6:11 One day after volunteering at the hospital, I headed home on 103rd Avenue. A car followed closely behind. This 25 mph street … Continue reading

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Respect what you have …

 “Jesus went straight to the Temple and threw out everyone who had set up shop, buying and selling. He kicked over the tables of loan sharks and the stalls of dove merchants.” Matthew 21:12-13 Last summer while in Iowa, my husband … Continue reading

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Tears of Anger …

“Then Jesus, the anger again welling up within him, arrived at the tomb.” John 11:38 Mary and Martha’s brother, Lazarus, was gravely ill, and they called for Jesus to come. By the time he arrived, Lazarus, had been dead for … Continue reading

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