When someone does us wrong, we want to get even and let the world know about the evil side of that person. While you may be right in feeling upset or hurt about the bad behavior of others, I believe our Heavenly Father would prefer for us to swallow our pride and turn the other cheek.
A world of hate begins with a single word of anger that festers within your heart, your mind and then sets your emotional state in frenzy. We see it happening every day in many different ways and most of the time these events are out of our control. Yet each one of us has within our power the ability to change our point of view and our approach to what is placed in front of us, if we are willing to remain alert, aware and above all okay
There are two people living on the inside of us. The positive “ Yes I can do it” personality and then the negative fearful side of you that hides and feels insecure on occasion. We all have the ability to be thoughtful and considerate and then some one comes along and cuts us off and we become angry and ready to do the same to get even. You actually have the grace to overcome your dark side. Maybe you need to dig your heels in and
This article is well timed because in our country we have just come out of two bad hurricanes and wild fires. We can all find a reason to be negative and live in fear, worry and self-pity but if you refuse to give these negative emotions your attention, you can easily move beyond them and arrive at the door of inner peace.
Sometimes we are put in a place that is uncomfortable and unpleasant in order for us to grow, learn and reach into the depths of our soul to discover something within that is far greater than anything we could have ever imagined. Problems produce perseverance and perseverance builds character, that is, if you don't allow yourself to be discouraged with the process first!