Tuesday Trench Truth
There are four major differences between rage and anger:
Anger is temporary, usually situational whereas rage is ongoing and growing.
Like a pot simmering on the stove…eventually it’s going to boil over.
Anger is about the present moment, the current action; rage is a collision of that
moment with many accumulated memories simmering in that emotional pot:
Therefore, we teach others to connect their past to their present for a better future,
because eventually those things that need to be explored will boil over.
Anger can be resolved by communication/compromise; rage takes a deeper work
for it is a mixture of fear, desperation, anger and panic which is what makes it so
And those are just a few of the ingredients of rage, all internally blending.
Anger can be healthy; rage is never healthy:
The Bible calls healthy anger righteous anger, for example, if you see someone harm a
child, or an animal, hopefully you express anger that protects the one being harmed;
rage, however, is a combination of unexpressed moments colliding with the final
If you’d like to learn more about how to surrender to serenity and let go of unresolved
anger, join us in a trench near you.
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