Don’t try to control the situation. Focus on controlling yourself. (Tim Kight, leadership writer)

Some people seem to be control-freaks. They simply must be in charge. In facing difficult circumstances, most of us will do better if we concentrate on disciplining ourselves to respond in a reasoned manner. Kight goes on to say that controlling yourself is “what gives you the power to respond with wisdom and discipline.”

Like a city whose walls are broken through is a person who lacks self-control. (Proverbs 25:28)