Theme : Anger

Anger : Helps With Coping | April 1st, 2014

The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in love. Psalm 145:8 “Bless me, Father, I have been angry…” As these introductory words indicate, I am writing this article from the perspective of a priest. Aristotle challenges us as follows: Anyone can become angry – that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right reason, and in the right way – that is not easy. When somebody acknowledges that he/she has been angry, I might ask, “So, what’s the problem? What did you do about it?” I recall one person’s response as a real gift: “I went for a …

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