That is so true, Jan. And just as land mines mangle the bodies of people who step on them, so anger mangles the emotions of those who happen to get in the way of one. Proverbs 22:24,25 says “Do not associate with a man given to anger; or go with a hot-tempered man, or you will learn his ways and find a snare for yourself.” Anger begets anger, so it…
How this remain true:
“…For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and quick to discern the thoughts and intents of the heart…”
And spending time with it early in the morning makes all the difference!