Tag Archives: Anger

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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Hollywood Moments of Decision

But when they stopped for the night and one of them opened his sack to get grain for his donkey, he found his money in the top of his sack. “Look!” he exclaimed to his brothers. “My money has been returned; … Continue reading

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Of St. Paul, King Solomon and Albus Dumbledore

Chapter-a-Day 1 Corinthians 4 We work wearily with our own hands to earn our living. We bless those who curse us. We are patient with those who abuse us. We appeal gently when evil things are said about us. 1 … Continue reading

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Stand Tall and Carry On

Chapter-a-Day Psalm 59 But as for me, I will sing about your power.     Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love. For you have been my refuge,     a place of safety when I am in distress. Psalm … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day 1 Peter 5

Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT) The other night we were visiting with friends at their house. One of their children was angry over a host of childish issues … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Esther 7

So they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai, and the king’s anger subsided. Esther 7:10 (NLT) I have heard it said that hatred is like drinking a cup of poison with the expectation that your … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Hosea 14

The Lord says, “Then I will heal you of your faithlessness;     my love will know no bounds,     for my anger will be gone forever. Hosea 14:4 (NLT) It has been said that a child’s view of God often comes directly from their … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 41

Even my best friend, the one I trusted completely,     the one who shared my food, has turned against me. Psalm 41:9 (NLT) One might read this verse from Psalm 41 and take it as prophetic. Despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 4

Don’t sin by letting anger control you.     Think about it overnight and remain silent.  Psalm 4:4 (NLT)  Anger is a powerful emotion. It comes on us like an explosion; it surges like a tidal wave. Caught unaware, it can move … Continue reading

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