Scripture: James 1:19-21
Unrighteous anger condemns any who stand opposed to its pursuit of control. … [It] is a dark energy that demands for the self a more tolerable world now, instead of waiting for God’s redemption according to divine design and timing.
Cry of the Soul
Of the Seven Deadly Sins, anger is possibly the most fun. To lick your wounds, to smack your lips over grievances long past, to roll over your tongue the prospect of bitter confrontations still to come, to savor to the last toothsome morsel both the pain you are given and the pain you are giving back–in many ways it is a feast fit for a king. The chief drawback is that what you are wolfing down is yourself. The skeleton at the feast is you.
Wishful Thinking: A Theological ABC
Anger: [seeing slices of pizza with only broccoli on top] Congratulations, San Francisco, you’ve ruined pizza! First the Hawaiians, and now YOU!
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