Finding self control

From the writing of Matthew Henry

“Those that have so much power over others as to be able to oppress them have seldom so much power over themselves as not to oppress; great might is a very great snare to many.” Commentary: Genesis 6:4-5

Words are easy weapons. Vulnerability makes for wide targets. Controlling the tongue is like herding cats. Controlling the heart, the source from which words flow, like holding back a bull from the charge.

We’re a formidable race, giants in the land. We’ve gone from being one nation under God to a house divided, a people who are judge and jury. We are the offended offense, yet we claim defense.

I’m actually at a loss for words. I’m pondering and stumbling. I’m seeking wiser words, words of old. Words not spoken in haste and hate, but carefully studied words. Thought out words and thought provoking words. Time tested and Proven words.

I’m weary from this week, but I can’t find peace to sleep until I seek peace for a soul far more wearied.

So, here we are, deep in commentaries and words. Seeking wisdom.

Author: rab0325

Wife to one good man, mother of three fine sons and three lovely daughters-in-law, God seeker, Young Living Distributor, lover of good health, small time farmer, and aspiring author. "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven. " Matt. 5:3. Longing for more of Him.

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