Today in the Gospel we hear Jesus say, love your neighbor as yourself.
This is true, as some of the people I know who hurt people are those who are miserably unhappy. Can you imagine sharing a life with someone you loathe and see every time you look in the mirror?
Lord, when I get angry with those who have done harm to me or others, temper my anger with compassion. Let me offer them prayer instead of rebuke. Let me seek reconciliation instead of revenge. Amen. (+)
And if you hate yourself, your life, your actions -