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!
Even when there is turmoil on the outside world, don't let it get in the inside of you and ruin your true sense of inner peace. We can't stop the trouble in the world or all of our problems and hurts but we can, however, refuse to allow them to penetrate into the depths of our mind or inner being. It is very important to stay conscious of where you are placing your thoughts and stop them from entering on the inside of you.
Worrying is the thief that often catches you unaware! It will rob you of a peaceful night sleep and it will create tension during your days. Don't let worry and sickness or financial difficulties become your ruler but instead let those feelings spur you to take some positive action. Worry can be helpful when it reminds you that you need to take control of your mind, tell it what you want to think about and let it know that your worry is too often debilitating and false.
It is easy to argue and get upset with those we love but that is damaging to a relationship and inviting destructive feelings into our lives. We all get angry and over reactive to our family members and even or associates-that is part of being human; however, it is important not to let our buttons be pushed all the time or to be the cause of strife.