Fear and Judgment (5YTL)

Recently, I shared a link to a piece that I read online via social media.  The title of the piece is "Real Christianity vs. Whatever The Heck It Is Conservatives Actually Follow."  Having shared that, I received varying types and levels of feedback, and I want to be clear about my feelings on the topic and perhaps focus more clearly on my thoughts, versus the broad brush with which the author painted his opinions. When the author of that article dubbed his interpretation of modern day Christi...
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“Where There’s Anger, There’s Fear”

I have moments where it's clear to me that I'm angry with someone. Do you ever feel that way?  Sometimes, it's someone who did something that hurt me many years ago.  Sometimes, it's the result of a dream I had, and the person actually never did anything at all! In any case, I find that my anger often stems from a fear that's hanging out in my head.  As humans, we tend to combat fear with anger, because it gives us a sense of power.  Otherwise, we feel weak and vulnerable in our fear.  The tr...
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