“Those with good sense are slow to anger, and it is their glory to overlook an offense.” Proverbs 19:11 (NRSV)
When you overlook an offense, it does not mean you are foolish as many people think. It just means you are trying to avoid trouble and that you are wiser than they thought.
Life is so small and so vast as well depending on how you tend to live it. When you flee from trouble, then you are elongating your life in the best way. What about when you tend to face any situation in your moment of anger?
Do you know that through your anger, you can end up shortening your life? Anger is not the best. It can destroy so much you have worked for within few seconds.
Anger can put you in jail. It has all the possibility to erase your good deeds from the surface of the earth.
Often anger may be for good cause but you have to watch it. You have to control your temper especially now that you are about to enter the New Year. Be extremely careful when you are annoyed.
Instead, I implore you to avoid anger at all cost. Flee from it if you must but don’t let it rule over you. You have every capacity within you to tame it. You have the Holy Spirit of God right inside of you. Ask Him to help you to deal with your hot temper.
You must do it now! Don’t wait until it ruins you or almost before you do something about it.
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