The Journey Day 4: Retaliation and Self-Control

It takes an extraordinary amount of self-control to understand that retaliation in any form is not the answer. This is the type of self-control and maturity that comes from biting your tongue, walking away, and praying through it — which includes praying for the offender.

Personally, I have failed a lot at this. Since my way was clearly not working, and after failing so many times, I have learned my turmoil with my enemies revealed the condition of my heart. If I am deeply troubled by someone else’s action, then it is something in the mix that I…