|The Disciple's CROSS for you and for me.|
is an ugly word and it leads into very ugly sins.
Bitterness, anger, harsh words, and all the sins accompanying this un-loving attitude reveal the UGLINESS of resentment.
We all have it. RESENTMENT descends upon every person, upon us all from time to time.
Oftentimes, someone we have counted on for help abandons the plan, the help promised... in short, us... and leaves us with an EXTRA load of responsibility and duties.
Sometimes agencies or institutions with-hold something promised or something we THOUGHT was promised, even something we purchased for security.
RESENTMENT develops when we are disappointed and the agency renigged on its word.
When family members do not respond in support,
when our co-workers neglect their part of the assignment,
when the church committee does not show up for the scheduled event or work project,