“The jargon of the philosophy of progress taught us to think that the savage and primitive state of man is behind us…. But barbarism is not behind us, it is within us.”
- AngerArgumentBad DecisionsBitternessCrazyDestructionDisagreementHurtful WordsRegretSelf-ControlSolution
“Do not let the sun go down while you are still angry,” warned the Apostle Paul many years ago. He knew that lingering bitterness can make people act in ways they would live to regret. After all, unresolved anger can lead to harsh words or fights.
It can even lead somebody to bulldoze a person’s house.
Phil was in the front yard tossing a football with his two sons when a wild dog jumped the fence and attacked the middle-aged school teacher. The dog bit at his pant leg and then nipped him on the shin a few times before disappearing back over the fence.
Fortunately, his two boys were uninjured, but Phil was immediately rushed to the hospital by his wife who was worried about rabies.