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a psalm for the angry

I'm learning that to be real before God, I need to acknowledge all my emotions. Anger included. That's incredibly hard for me. I was reminded to go to the Psalms, where so many emotions are laid bare before God. In The Message translation, I found pieces of the Psalms that stood out to me as honest, raw anger.  I share it in the hopes that others will know they too can feel everything before God. Here is a psalm for the angry. 

Listen, God! Please, pay attention! Can you make sense of these ramblings, my groans and cries? King-God, I need your help. Every morning you'll hear me at it again. Every morning I lay out the pieces of my life on your altar and watch for fire to descend! (Ps. 5) God, why are you avoiding me? Where are you when I need you? (Ps. 10) God's business is putting things right. (Ps. 11) Long enough God - you've ignored me long enough. I've looked at the back of your head long enough. Long enough I've carried this ton of trouble, lived with…

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