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May 22, 2018

When Anger is Good

Pastors corner with Fr Henry Ibe

  Anger is a very delicate human emotion which helps us to stand up against aggression and evil, but which must be handled carefully lest it snowballs into destructive behaviour with grave consequences. When put to good use, anger can bring about a positive change, but it could also have a damaging influence – domestic violence, adultery, marriage breakdown, road rage, murder, and even suicide. And even concealed anger can breed pride, resentment, envy, malice, gossip, high blood pressure, etc. So, there is a place for anger, but it must be within the bounds of reason. On the other hand,…

ANGER TO THE RESCUE

Pastors corner with Fr Henry Ibe

Anger is a very delicate human emotion which helps us to stand up against aggression and evil, but which must be handled carefully lest it snowballs into destructive behaviour with grave consequences. When put to good use, anger can bring about positive change but otherwise it can also have a damaging influence – domestic violence, adultery, marriage breakdown, road rage, murder, and even suicide. Even concealed anger can be equally lethal as it breeds pride, resentment, envy, malice, gossip, high blood pressure, etc. So there is a place for anger but it must be within the framework of reason. On…