I blew it.
I lost it a little bit with my husband yesterday.
Over a computer cord.
He left his at work, you see. And then came home for a week-long break.
“Quick, throw me your cord,” he said. “My battery’s about to die!”
Instant heat rose to my cheeks, irritation that I was expected to hand the cord over.
Did he not understand that I had two deadlines tomorrow?
And a computer battery with zero life in it?
I needed that cord. It wasn’t my fault that he left his at work…
Huffing and puffing, making my inconvenience abundantly evident, I tossed the cord to him.
I think I need more time with this:
Admittedly, I’m partial to anything Lysa TerKeurst. But Unglued Devotional: 60 Days of Imperfect Progress?
Yes, please! Oh, how I need this.
This devotional is an excellent refresher to the main points in Lysa’s previous bestselling book Unglued: Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions.
Or, it can stand alone as wise, practical, Scriptural advice on developing grace-filled responses to situations and people who make you want to, well, come unglued.
For instance, I might have kept this in mind when my temper flared with hubby:
The more I rejoice, the more I keep things in perspective. The more I keep things in perspective, the gentler I become. –page 119
She links this with the Scripture:
Let your gentleness be evident to all. — Philippians 4:5
Each of the 60 days has such a verse, a thought for the day, an explanation, and a prayer. Lysa uses examples from her own life, exposing her own unglued reactions and her remedies to them.
The devotional is witty, well-written, and relate-able. It’s one that I keep picking up.
It kinda helped me see: it’s just a silly computer cord. He’s my beloved.
There’s really no contest.
What makes you come unglued? What tips can you share for those kinds of moments?
To purchase Unglued Devotional, click here.
*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.