Category: Freedom from Anger

  • I yelled at my kids again yesterday. In fact, despite the Lord beginning construction in this area of my heart nearly a year ago, I’m still not perfect. (Imagine that!) I realized the other day that I needed a refresher on what has whispered freedom to me in the past. So I went back and…

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  • The Lord is showing me that it’s OK to attempt to avoid stress and anger triggers in my day, instead of expecting myself to be strong enough to handle them. This permission has been a huge relief to this over-achieving mamma. This all came from the clear analogy of a strained foot, and the need…

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  • An Alternative to Superwoman Syndrome

    I’m sharing with you the path the Lord is leading me on towards freedom from the sin of anger. I’ve not arrived yet…but can’t deny He’s working. Catch the whole Freedom from Anger series here.  Last time I talked about how I have started to recognize some of my anger triggers—the things that start the…

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  • What Potty Training is Teaching Me About Anger

    Read the first part of this story here…Of Volcanoes and Scenic Overlooks And so it was, that, for the first time ever, instead of trying to reason my way out of anger, or willing it to retreat back to the volcanic chamber it was rushing out of, I tried surrender. Not to the anger, mind…

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  • Of Volcanoes and Scenic Overlooks

    This week some bloggers I know and love ‘went public’ about their struggles with anger, and how the Lord is meeting them in their place of need. These posts ministered to me so much, I felt like it might be time to share what the Lord has been teaching me in this most-heart-wrenching area of…

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