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On Righteous Anger

When I was growing up Catholic, I was led to believe that being angry was a sin. Now this created quite a problems for me since I had a short temper and was prone to get into fights. One day … Continue reading

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On Resentments

When I used to do workshop presentations, I would often ask participants “How many of you are holding a resentment at this time?” I would raise my own hand. Some would not raise theirs. I always found that hard to … Continue reading

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On forgiveness

Anne Lamott once wrote that resentments are like trying to kill the rat by drinking the rat poison yourself (Traveling Mercies). This is one of the elusive points about forgiveness. the person most likely to benefit from forgiving is the forgiver! … Continue reading

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