Alan Sorrentino, a 63 year-old resident of Rhode Island, had his house picketed by hundreds of people, and he even received death threats after writing an opinion piece to a small newspaper. In the letter, he stated in strong language that “yoga pants” were stupid, and that women should stop wearing them in public. Jamie Burk, who arranged the protests, said "This was not about a bunch of ladies parading around for their right to wear yoga pants…It was men and women standing up against casual sexism and the policing of women's bodies."
How often do we overreact to how others treat us and end up treating them even worse?
Retaliation fueled by sin is a dangerous thing. Jesus knew this, and he taught us a better way rooted in the justice and humility of a God who became a lowly man. —Jim L. Wilson and James Whitten
Matthew 5:44 (HCSB) “But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,”