Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
When one thinks of patience, major league sports fans do not come to mind, especially when their team is losing. Imagine now what it was like to be a Detroit Tigers fan in 2010, witnessing pitcher Armando Galarraga being robbed of his perfect game—one of the most sacrosanct feats in all of sports—thanks to a bad call by umpire Jim Joyce. However, it wasn’t the missed call, dubbed the worst call of the ump’s decades-long career, that people still remember most; it’s how both men chose to respond to the media frenzy.
After Joyce reviewed the replay, he knew he had botched the call, publicly ...