I was on my way to work this morning, as usual catching the train to work. In my zeal to board the train before the doors close, I bumped a couple of people.
The woman that I bumped let loose an angry tirade of words, and I responded in kind. The man I bumped jumped to her defense, saying I bumped him, too. Hotheadedness prevailed and I let loose a few angry words at him, too. Then I told them it was over and done with and shut my mouth for the duration of the ride.
As I was standing there during the ride steaming, I had the chance to cool off and think about things. I realized that I was the guilty party here. My conscience wouldn't let it go.
As my stop came closer, I approached both the man and the woman and told them I was sorry. They both nodded in response. As I got off the train, I felt as if a huge burden was lifted off my shoulders.
Why am I sharing this? It's just to let anyone who reads this that it's always better to have a cool head. it's also better to admit when you are wrong. And it's best to say "sorry" when you are.
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