Tag Archives: Anger

The Crossroad of God’s Silence

Then summon me and I will answer,     or let me speak, and you reply to me. Job 13:22 (NIV) This past Saturday night Wendy and I went to see a production of Rabbit Hole at Central College here in town. The … Continue reading

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Weathering the Extremities of Emotional Storms

Remember, O God, that my life is but a breath; my eyes will never see happiness again. Job 7:7 (NIV) I despise my life; I would not live forever.     Let me alone; my days have no meaning. Job 7:16 (NIV) I have … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Peace

The Lord gave Solomon wisdom, just as he had promised him. There were peaceful relations between Hiram and Solomon, and the two of them made a treaty. 1 Kings 5:12 (NIV) When you are in any kind of leadership in family, business, church, … Continue reading

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Refusing to Feed Emotional Fires

If a ruler’s anger rises against you,     do not leave your post;     calmness can lay great offenses to rest. Ecclesiastes 10:4 (NIV) I am the youngest of four siblings. It is said, primarily by elder siblings, that the younger children … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything

Then David and all the men with him took hold of their clothes and tore them. They mourned and wept and fasted till evening for Saul and his son Jonathan, and for the army of the Lord and for the … Continue reading

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The Dark Turn Towards Vengeance

Daughter Babylon, doomed to destruction,     happy is the one who repays you     according to what you have done to us. Happy is the one who seizes your infants     and dashes them against the rocks. Psalm 137:7-8 (NIV) Years ago I … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned in Time

From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the Lord is to be praised. He settles the childless woman in her home     as a happy mother of children. Psalm 113:3, 9 (NIV) I have been meditating in … Continue reading

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