Expeditions into Anger and Envy
Even if what we discover there isn't as neat as we wish it was
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Several years ago, I can’t remember when exactly, but somewhere along the time I was learning about the beauties and shadows of being an enneagram nine, I learned that our greatest fear is also our greatest strength: anger. It took me a long time to learn this mostly because I was so terrified of anger—my own and others—that I rarely let myself be in the same space with it. This meant I abandoned relationships or left conversations, but it also meant I detached from my own self in an effort to detach from any anger I felt.
One day, I was listening to a podcast and it was either the interviewer or the interviewee who said something like, “Lust is a signpost, helping to show you something deeper within you that God wants to heal.”1
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