If you allow it to be.
There is nothing wrong with the feeling of anger rising up in the face of recognition, fear and injustice. But what matters most is how we process the emotion. Emotions are knocks on the door of our hearts and minds asking us to listen, reflect, clear our minds to see, hear or give to ourselves. The less we listen the more it knocks and the more we push it down the more it explodes forth making us feel like there is a stranger living inside of our bodies. The truth is that we feel the unconscious injustice we perpetuate within ourselves because we haven’t given this feeling, ourselves, the time of day.
Anger is asking us to love the one whose eyes we neglect to look into when we gaze in the mirror.
It is asking us to love ourselves. It is asking us to act and not ignore the urges to love in a profound way; whether that love defined as giving without trying to control the outcome, speaking up for ourselves, receiving love without fear or giving ourselves space to heal. In the chaotic energy of anger that rises up within us exists the flame of transformation that can take us into a fiery, blissful rebirth. But how can such a rancid feeling transform?
If we give ourselves the space to remember, anger is not bad…it is love disguised in the cloak of pain; pushed down and ignored. It is deep caring covered in disjointedness; us not being in our bodies. It is the longing to shift in the face of fe