Men, Why We Get Angry

The day is going well; we have a good sense this is going to be a great day, then out of nowhere, we find the irritation of a comment, a moment, a person setting us off. Immediately, we turn to blame, criticism and complaining. What is it that’s upsetting us? Are we genuinely bothered by the fact that our teenage son or daughter have eaten the special snack? Are we honestly worried that the dishes haven’t been taken care of? Are we truly bothered there is no dinner, and we are having cereal tonight? NO, if we stop for a minute, these are lingering emotions to an underlined issue. So what’s it? What is bothering us? Well, today we are going to explore why we are so angry and what we can do about it.

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Started a father, became a Dad.

My heart was pounding, I anxiously awaited the first glance into the eyes of our newborn son. Having no idea of what was before me, I just knew at that moment I had become a father. I was not sure where to go from here. I was not sure of much of anything. I only knew this, in less than 30 hours our hospital stay was over and my wife and I would be heading home. I was about to begin the most significant journey I’ve ever taken. I was starting a father, and becoming a Dad.

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Is [ Blank ] your First Choice or Last Resort?

OK, there I am praying for an opportunity to speak to my son and God was lining them up. But while we have a God who desires to give us a full life of joy, we have an enemy who desires to steal that joy. I had chosen God first, I had chosen Prayer first, now I must choose to be positive first. My mindset was a priority, because my son (and family) were a priority.  What I did not know then was God was praying for me too. He was lining up men in my life to journey this trial with. I was not alone.

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