There are not too many things one can do to get me all riled up, but I remember a few years ago someone managed to do just that…
The finer details have long been forgotten but, at the time the issue came to my attention, I had no access to the offender. The longer I thought about what was said, the more I fumed, and the very next friend who asked me how I was doing got an earful… all the way down to the urge I had then to give the offender a solid punch.
She listened, for however long it took for me to get it all out, before dropping this gem…
[Warning: Reality check ahead]
“They have a problem with (x), but you have a problem with anger and we need to talk about that.”
Personal spiritual issues trump peripheral issues any day of the week.