Fools vent their anger, but the wise quietly hold it back.
Has your Mom or Dad ever been cooking something on the stove when it starts to smoke a lot and they have to turn on the vent fan or open a window to get rid of the smoke?
When you get angry, it's like you start to heat up inside. As you get angrier and angrier, you may want to explode out in frustration, like smoke coming off a pot! If you're a fool, you will do just that, shouting and yelling—venting your anger.
If you are wise, you will wait until you know all the facts to get very angry. Sometimes, it's okay to be angry, but it's important to handle it. Tell the other person what is frustrating you as calm of a voice as you can. Be wise about how you handle your anger!
Dear Lord, please help me when I get mad to handle it wisely and calmly. This isn't easy, so I'll need your help. Help me to show love to those around me today. In Jesus' name, Amen.
"If Mama's not happy, no one's happy!" What Brings You Happiness is a blog designed to encourage you to take better care of yourself so you can take better care of others. Click on the categories below to find how I've dealt with various situations in light of who I am.