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The Storm Whisperer

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The Storm Whisperer

facing the storm together

A few years ago I was mesmerized by the fact that someone could gently tame wild horses within minutes. The title of Horse Whisperer is now the name we give to someone with that gift. The Dog Whisperer soon became another name in our vocabulary.

Not many of today’s readers call themselves a horse whisperer or a dog whisperer. Yet, we all have the capability of being a Storm Whisperer. That’s right, we all can learn to be storm calmers. Maybe not quite like Jesus did when He calmed the storm and said, “Peace, be still.” But we can calm storms nevertheless. It’s actually easier than you imagined.

I don’t mean calm an actual tornado, hurricane or thunderstorms. I am referring to calming life storms. The instructions are very easy.

 

Faced With An Anger Storm?

When encountering an angry tirade of loud, harsh or demeaning words that can quickly escalate into something even more serious, do what this verse says:

Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

  • If you wish the storm to stop, answer soft and kindly.
  • Be the peaceful breeze that calms the stormy sea.
  • If you can do this, you are a storm whisperer.

 

Confronted With An Argument Storm?

If peace and quiet are desperately needed and you wish to defuse the situation, then remember this scripture:

Proverbs 26:20 Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.

  • Just don’t put another log on the fire and it will soon die out.
  • Throw your extra logs away while you’re at it.
  • If you can do this, you are a storm whisperer.

 

You Are The Wind To The Storm

  • When the wind stops blowing, the troubled sea will stop roaring.
  • It will soon be calm again.
  • If you can do this, you are a storm whisperer.

 

Col 3:15 And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Philippians 4:9 Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.

 

 

Written by Martyn Ballestero

February 9, 2016 at 9:17 am

Posted in Christian Living, Peace

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  1. Yes! The best relational word for dealing with difficult situations. Thanks for this, love it.

    Marisa Hartzell

    February 9, 2016 at 10:07 am

  2. Excellent. Always.

    kennethbow

    February 9, 2016 at 1:34 pm

  3. Thank you!

    Anthony

    February 10, 2016 at 6:33 am


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