Need To Vent?
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.
— Proverbs 29:11
When you are upset, who do you talk to? Do you talk to your mother, a best friend, or maybe a co-worker or three or four?
When I get upset, I talk to everyone. I’m not shy. I’ll tell the clerk at the grocery store, the family dog, and my downstairs neighborsand then update my status on Facebook at least three times. But it doesn’t make it right — especially when there are other people involved.
Last year, I went through a painful breakup with my roommates. It got to the point where it was separating our friendship. I was the one used to living with everything neat and organized. The two girls I lived with weren’t the Suzie Homemaker type.
I thought I was being a good roommate by asking them to keep the common areas clean and to wash and put their dishes away (so I could cook), but I became a nag. It wa ...
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