Why not just strive to never be angry again? Anger is a normal
part of human existence, although hopefully an infrequent one.
It does not serve us to feel guilty about being angry. Guilt
tends to lead to shame, and shame undermines self-esteem.
lives, each of us has many opportunities to choose between
Being Right and Being in Relationship
with another human being. The choices we make at these
intersections go a long way toward determining what type of life
Life is full of numerous instances of each of us wanting things
from others. Sometimes these “things” are as simple as getting
our own “decaf non-fat double latte with no foam” the way we
want it, or as complicated as getting someone to listen to a
detailed description of our tiring day.
A point of view
about how the judgmental ness of our thinking and speaking
affects each of us as individuals, our relationships with
others, and our society as a whole.