Tag: anger

Why We’re All Snarling and What To Do about It: Advice from Dr. Audrey

This weekend, I decided to go all in to argue my point about a particularly important topic. Tensions ran so high that I had to excuse myself to go wash my hands but really to go get a grip on my emotions. And to… Continue Reading “Why We’re All Snarling and What To Do about It: Advice from Dr. Audrey”

Better than Fretting! How to Stay Calm and Carry On, Part II

Yes, that’s a camel. I’ve never ridden one—elephant yes, camel no—but I’ve heard they can be stubborn and cantankerous. Friends living in the Middle East told me their kids’ school bus was delayed one day for what seemed like forever because a camel decided… Continue Reading “Better than Fretting! How to Stay Calm and Carry On, Part II”

Better than Fretting: How to Keep Calm and Carry On, Part I

Last post, we began exploring Psalm 37 (and yes, we delved a bit into my bittersweet feelings as I sent my son to college). I’m happy to report Operation College Launch was successful. I’m also happy to report that with that important day behind… Continue Reading “Better than Fretting: How to Keep Calm and Carry On, Part I”

Doc Answers: Angry God or Loving God?

In the last two posts I’ve been discussing the ins and outs of anger, including how to keep it in balance and when to pay attention to it. This week, though, I’m digging into the subject of God and anger. Sometimes God seems extremely… Continue Reading “Doc Answers: Angry God or Loving God?”

When to Give Anger a Green Light: The Ins and Outs of Anger, Part II

“Have you given yourself permission to be angry?” Several years ago a counselor surprised me with that question. Pretty sure my answer was a big, fat “Nope!” McLeod and I had been in marriage counseling for two months, but I felt stuck like we… Continue Reading “When to Give Anger a Green Light: The Ins and Outs of Anger, Part II”

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