Tag: anger


Vulnerability


These are frustrating days for many of us. We have short fuses. Life has been disrupted and we are often unable to go where we want to go and do what we want to do.  We are, most of us, frightened though we are not willing to admit it so...

The Serpent’s Tail


A wreath made from beach findings on Friday Harbor on San Juan Island here, in Puget Sound, in the Salish Sea. Toward the end of the 16th century, a word was coined from the root word “wer” meaning to twist or bend from which the word “wreath” came.  It was...

on anger


Evagrius Ponticus was a fourth century theologian in and around Jerusalem many of whose writings deeply inspire my spiritual journey. Like many of us, he was a complicated man and one of his besetting sins and passions (for the one so often results from the other) was anger. Anger in...