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  • Contagious Anger

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 12, 2009

    CONTAGIOUS ANGER Baseball coach Billy Martin told about hunting trip he had in Texas with baseball legend Mickey Mantle. Mickey had a friend who would let them hunt on his ranch. When they reached the ranch, Mickey told Billy to wait in the car while he checked in with his friend. Mantle’s more

  • Your Spirit Does Matter

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 17, 2009

    YOUR SPIRIT DOES MATTER A preacher wrote: "Today we have people who claim to be Christians shouting ’God hates fags’ at the funerals of soldiers who have died in Iraq, because these ’Christians’ believe God is punishing America for its tolerance of homosexuals. A recent editorial in the more

  • Clarence Darrow, The Agnostic, Once Said, "I Have ...

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Mar 30, 2009

    Clarence Darrow, the agnostic, once said, "I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure." more

  • The Temper Of Andrew Kehoe

    Contributed by Tyler Edwards on Apr 16, 2009

    THE TEMPER OF ANDREW KEHOE Andrew Kehoe was born in 1872. His mother died when he was young and his father remarried. It was reported that Kehoe did not get along very well with this stepmother. Kehoe lived on a farm just outside the village of Bath, Michigan. The community was known as the Bath more

  • Marriage Conflict And Forklifts  PRO

    Contributed by Tim Harlow on May 13, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    MARRIAGE CONFLICT AND FORKLIFTS Ephesians 4:26 says, "In your anger do not sin." Best story I read on this, as I was doing research this week, was about a woman who attacked her house with a forklift. This is the news report: Diane Fittipaldi, 2013 Sunset Lane, told Municipal Court Judge more

  • Giving Up Cussing  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 15, 2009
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    GIVING UP CUSSING A little boy was sitting sadly on the curb beside his lawn mower, when along came a minister riding a bicycle. The minister noticed that the boy appeared discouraged, so he thought he would try to help. "Hello there!" said the minister. "How would you like to trade your more

  • The Enemy Of Anger: Itself

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2009

    THE ENEMY OF ANGER: ITSELF Anger is its own worst enemy. Some people criticize the Bible and reject it as a bunch of dos and don’ts. The Bible is a common sense book that is given for our good. Anger is one such example. It causes high blood pressure, sleeplessness, stomach problems, and more

  • Wildfire Anger

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 3, 2009

    WILDFIRE ANGER The Summer 2008 California Wildfires (Northern CA Lighting Series): "The fires broke out after three years of below-normal rainfall dehydrated much of California’s forests and woodlands, making them prone to wildfires. Spring 2008 for California was the driest on record for more

  • Chinese Proverb: The Emptier The Pot, The Quicker ...

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 3, 2009

    Chinese Proverb: The Emptier the Pot, the quicker the boil. For someone to fly into rage quickly and repeatedly, the more empty they are spiritually (this is very, very general, but holds great more

  • Perorgismo And Thumos

    Contributed by Tom Papez on Aug 3, 2009

    PERORGISMO and THUMOS Perorgismo literally means "hidden anger." But hidden anger, perorgismo anger, can become thumos in a hurry. It burns sort of like a volcano. VOLCANO: Mount St. Helen’s: "Mount St. Helens is most famous for its catastrophic eruption on May 18, 1980, at 8:32am PDT[1] more

  • Awareness Of (The Relationship) Process Helps A ...

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Oct 26, 2009

    Awareness of (the relationship) process helps a person get beyond blaming others or blaming some external force and, as more

  • I Have Never Really Had A Problem With Anger, But ...

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 15, 2009

    I have never really had a problem with anger, but the closest I have come was in a classroom. Teaching in a high school can be very stressful, and I had put some guys on detention and was supervising them. They had behaved badly in class but were equally disruptive in the detention room, swearing, more

  • Golf Ball, Cinder Block Revenge

    Contributed by Bret Toman on Jan 8, 2010

    GOLF BALL, CINDER BLOCK REVENGE Rob Bell tells the story of someone he knew who kept with him in his glove compartment a supply of golf balls. And if someone on the road angered him with their driving he would get in front of them, pull out a golf ball and toss it in the air. The amount of more

  • Breaking In Anger

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Feb 10, 2010

    Breaking in Anger I don't know much about my family tree but I know my grandfather was a tough man who broke horses and had a team of about 40 Clydesdale horses which he used to haul logs. My Dad once drove a team right through a fence. It's not all that easy to manage a huge team of horses like more

  • Father Will Be Angry

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jun 14, 2010

    FATHER WILL BE ANGRY The story is told of a young boy was driving a big hayrack down the road and it turned over right in front of a farmer's house. The farmer came out and saw the young boy crying and said, "Son, don't worry about this, we can fix it. Right now dinner's ready. Why don't you more

  • Instant Anger

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jul 7, 2010

    INSTANT ANGER "Many men find themselves unable to cope with even minor frustration. They get angry over trivial things, such as a broken pencil lead or overcooked hamburger. Their anger erupts and gets out of control. They feel as though they are constantly under attack, that everyone is out to more

  • Only One Happy New Year

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010

    ONLY ONE HAPPY NEW YEAR One New Year’s Eve at London’s Garrick Club, British dramatist Frederick Lonsdale was asked by Seymour Hicks to be reconciled with a fellow member. The two had quarrelled in the past and never restored their friendship. Hicks said to Lonsdale, "You must get reconciled. It more

  • The Real Tooth Fairy  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 18, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    THE REAL TOOTH FAIRY In 1827, a small group of people settled around a bay at Port Fairy, Australia. Among them was a newly wed couple, Sonny and Matilda Dixon. The town soon began to grow due to its fast developing fishing industry. Local stores began to spring up, and people started to more

  • Golf Revenge  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 24, 2011
    based on 2 ratings

    GOLF REVENGE The story is told of two long-time golfing buddies who decided one day that they would play the ball where it lies, no matter what. On the 14th hole, one of them sliced his drive and it ended up on the cart path. As he reached down to pick up his ball to get relief, his friend more

  • Anger On The Golf Course

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Mar 26, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    ANGER ON THE GOLF COURSE There were times when golf course etiquette was completely traded in for the ever popular "lose control and act like a madman" routine. There's something intriguing about watching a full grown man crumble to pieces over a tiny ball that's 1½ inches in diameter. I've seen more