Be thankful in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you for you who belong to Christ Jesus. 1 THESSALONIANS 5:18 (NLT) The other morning, I was on my daily walk, and I noticed how crystal-clear and blue the sky was. I had a picture-perfect view of the entire Sun Valley and Camelback Mountain – it was breathtaking. I just took in the view with awe and thankfulness. But then I remembered why the air was so clear of all the hot dust that is normal for a summerSEE DETAILS
“In your anger do not sin”: Do not let the sun go down on your anger and do not give the devil a foothold. EPHESIANS 4:26-27 (NIV) Most counselors agree that suppressing anger ultimately does nothing to eliminate it. Suppressed anger resembles moss living in the damp, dark, corner of the basement. You may not see it, but it is spreading. It does not go away on its own. So, even though suppression is a choice, let’s agree that it is not a desirable one. Les Carter, Ph.D., Frank Minirth,SEE DETAILS
And “don’t sin by letting anger control you.” Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry. EPHESIANS 4:26 (NLT) I was not aware that I harbored anger in my heart for Dave. I knew that during his cancer journey, he had hurt me with his outbursts of rage, but I knew how much he was suffering. His emotional and physical pain were at the root of his anger. But instead of dealing with my hurt, I chose to bury my hurt and forgive him – all forSEE DETAILS
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