“Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. And the best of the three is love.” 1 CORINTHIANS 13:13 (THE MESSAGE) One of our greatest needs is to be loved, supported and accepted by those we love. When this need is not met and we feel the pain of rejection it can cause us to feel hurt, fear or frustration resulting in anger. We feel anger at the very ones we desire to receive the love and acceptance from. I know this was my own personal struggle with Dave. WhileSEE DETAILS
Anger is an emotion that is common to every person. Because we are imperfect people in an imperfect world, we are guaranteed to regularly encounter this emotion. The Anger Workbook by Les Carter, Ph.D and Frank Minirth, M.D. Looking back at our childhoods has been very beneficial for Dave and I when dealing with our anger issues. We can easily see how we learned the pattern of Oppressor and Suppressor from the homes where we were raised. Both were loving, for which we are forever thankful, but neither was exactlySEE DETAILS
Although you may not always like the presence of your anger, you can make choices about how you handle it. The Anger Workbook by Les Carter, PHD, Frank Minirth, M.D. The Scripture is quite is clear about anger and the consequences of how we choose to respond to it. It is our choice …, Rash language cuts and maims, but there is healing in the words of the wise. PROVERBS 12:18 (THE MESSAGE) Kind words heal and help; cutting words wound and maim. PROVERBS 15:4 (THE MESSAGE) A gentle responseSEE DETAILS
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