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Costly Victory

A younger employee at a construction company worked with a hard-working foreman for a number of years. He couldn't help but notice that this foreman was always passed over for promotions. One day he asked the foreman why. "You're one of the best workers here," he said.

The foreman explained, "Years ago I had an argument with the supervisor and I won."

Proverbs 29:11: A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.

Heart Attacks

In 2000 an article in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, reported the results of a study held at the University of North Carolina (at Chapel Hill). The study found that highly anger-pron... [Read More]

Reference: Arizona Republic, 5/2/00

Eisenhower Learned to Control His Temper

Dwight Eisenhower became the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe in World War II. Surprisingly, he had no combat experience before the war. How did he rise to such a high rank? One reason was his people s... [Read More]

Reference: Stephen E. Ambrose, Eisenhower: Soldier and President (Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 1990), pp. 18-19

One Moment of Anger

"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow." - Ancient Chinese Proverb... [Read More]