Relatively recently, I have been part of a situation that has been causing me some frustration. For the purpose of this post, whether the frustration was unfounded or not is irrelevant. Anyhow, because of this frustration, I had made the decision to publicly confront some individuals also involved in the situation and whom I had viewed as the source of the frustration.
One day, while mulling over the decision to confront them, the Spirit inspired me to approach the situation differently. As I pondered on this prompting throughout the day, I realised that this was a better decision than the one I made.
I still approached the individuals, but the setting was non-confrontational and private, and the conversation was reciprocal.
I think the outcome of my conversation with these individuals ended up being much different than had I simply confronted them publicly as I had originally planned. Looking back, it is interesting to see the difference between how the Spirit prompts us to act and how Satan (or the natural man) prompts us to act.