A Fool

“A fool shows his annoyance at once,┬ábut a prudent man overlooks an insult”

Proverbs 12:16 (NIV)

In my youth and through high school, the slightest insult or criticism would set me off into a visible anger.

It didn’t help growing up as a golfer. Any bad shot or misfortunate bounce led to immediate verbal disapproval (in other words, I would cuss enough to make a drill sergeant cringe). After I started my relationship with Christ, I came across this verse. I realized I was in the bible, ‘a fool’.

So I memorized it and “attempted” to pray every time I felt the need to explode. I saw God change me over time. He did it, I just needed to allow Him.

PRAYER FOR TODAY

Heavenly Father, show me to have composure when life comes my way. Let peace and calm control me instead of anger. In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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