Cool: (adj) moderately cold; neither warm nor cold
You can tell you’re a hot-head because you sweat the small stuff. But the question remains, what must be done to make sure cooler heads prevail?
Here’s a clue: you can’t just have a cool head. Your whole persona has to be cool.
People who are stringent, unforgiving or dogmatic will not suddenly wake up one morning and say, “You know, I need to be more forgiving.”
A cool head begins with cool feet—feet that aren’t afraid to walk the path of life, knowing that some detours and adjustment are inevitable.
It’s a good idea to have cool knees—that means when you find yourself knocked down to them, rather than melting in a pool of self-pity, you take a moment to pray before you rise again.
Certainly, cool hands are required for everyone, not just Luke—a sense that you will linger and care about people with your touch, instead of yank them, push them or strike them.
Cool eyes—looking for great possibility instead of darkness.
Cool ears—hearing the better parts of the conversation and discarding the ignorance.
Cool is when you know that being hot burns things up and being cold freezes progress. Yet, arriving lukewarm makes everybody want to vomit.
Cool is that temperature where human beings actually gain the capacity to tolerate one another.
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