The premise of this book is that learning to let go of anger - and ultimately forgiving the offender - will transform the foundation of every kind of relationship we have. Stanley defines anger as "a strong feeling of intense displeasure, hostility, or indignation as a result of a real or an imagined threat or insult, frustration, or injustice toward yourself or towards someone who’s very important to you." Building on this defintion, Stanley...
With compassion and a wealth of biblical understanding, Stanley explains that the measure of a person is "the size of thing that makes them angry." He goes on to distinguish between healthy and harmful anger and reminds us that "righteous indignation" is a divine emotion.
However, he skillfully explains that misguided anger eats away at ourselves, our relationships with others, and our relationship with God. By helping listeners look honestly at the source of their anger, he gently leads them to the ability to truly forgive and find the peace they seek.
©2010 Charles Stanley; 2010 Simon and Schuster Audio
This book is methodical. It teaches life principals about how to properly control your emotions and actions. Believe it or not it isn't just about anger, but also about forgiveness and reconciliation. Very inspirational as well.
A long commute audio listener
Excellent. Rev. Stanley drives his point home, and it is good. Follow up with the scripture readings and it makes you understand anger a lot better.
As a Christian and a Clinical Psychogist, I am pleased to recommend this book. Reverend Stanley is an excellent theologian, teacher and communicator.
Dr. Steve Holeman
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