Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Frustration is an emotion that occurs in situations where one is blocked from reaching a personal goal. The more important the goal, the greater the frustration. It is comparable to anger.
Sources of frustration may be internal or external. Internal sources of frustration involve personal deficiencies such as a lack of confidence or fear of social situations that prevent one from reaching a goal. Conflict can also be an internal source of frustration when one has competing goals that interfere with one another. External causes of frustration involve conditions outside the person such as a blocked road, lack of money, or lack of sexual activity.
If I were about Him would I get frustrated???
Ahhh……and again Larry Crabbs quote makes sense….The POINT of the journey is to want what God wants MORE than anything…….I ain’t there…..And the hope of Phil. 1:6 from yesterday…. 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.

So relax???
Prolly not or maybe??? Thus more frustration......grrrr.....
Good thing about the journey.......I hit snags like this but He always guides me out of them and in the out of them....in following where He leads........well you know who knows what He is going to do.....

As a couple of side questions....
how do you define ambivalence ?
how do you define deliberate?

1 comment:

Bruce said...

It's interesting, your internal frustrations are things we can control, or correct. External frustrations are situations usually outside our ability to control. But in both cases it would be our reactions to the sources that cause the frustrations.

Ambivalence is just not caring one way or the other...deliberate is a sense of purpose.