February 2017 Blog Posts (4)

20+ TIMES TO NOT SAY ANYTHING

There are so many times in our lives when we realize after the fact that it would have been in our best interest to have kept our thoughts to ourselves. Words are powerful and can make matters better or cause damage to others or get us into a whole lot of trouble. There is much wisdom in the old adage to "think before  you speak", sage advice for us to follow throughout our entire lives. The Bible…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on February 22, 2017 at 8:01am — No Comments

ANGER: FIRE OR ICE?

It doesn't take much to anger some people. Even the most innocent comments can cause some tempers to flare. Innocuous situations can be misinterpreted leading to screaming matches, cursing, or physical altercations. In an instant, violence can erupt where calm once existed and destruction of property, injury to one's person, or psychological damage can occur.  Patience, understanding, forgiveness, and…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on February 15, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

ALTERNATIVES RESPONSES TO ANGER

Life doesn't always turn out the way we'd like. When situations take an unfavorable turn, we become upset, frustrated, or angry. When others don't agree with us, live their life the way we think they should, or act in a manner we find disturbing, anger is a typical response. With the exception a few extreme circumstance, an angry reaction rarely improves the situation or endears us to the other…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on February 8, 2017 at 7:41am — No Comments

MAD, SAD, OR GLAD: THE OPTIONS

We all get angry from time-to-time. Sometimes our anger is righteous, that is to say it is justifiable and other times without valid cause. For instance, imagine your child is late returning from an evening basketball game. He does not call to let you know that the game went into overtime.  You're unable to reach him and become fearful that something awful may have happened to him. It was also agreed…

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Added by Janet Pfeiffer on February 1, 2017 at 7:40am — No Comments

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