Posts Tagged ‘pride’

How the seven deadly sins can be good for your health Comments 0

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
Seven deadly sins

Whether or not you’re a religious sort, chances are you’ll have come across the seven deadly sins. According to Christian theology, these are the seven vices which are supposedly the path to further immorality: pride, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, sloth and greed. Of course, one man’s sin is another man’s natural human inclination. Look at Read more

5 of the worst leadership traits Comments 0

Monday, June 24th, 2019
leadership

A young pastor once asked me a great question. He appeared to be doing a great job leading, but he wanted to do better. I always admire someone who wants to improve. His question went like this. Knowing what you know now about leadership, what would you say are the biggest traps to avoid? What Read more

Know thy selfie Comments 0

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

People often seem to talk of self-respect, self-esteem, pride and vanity as if they are interchangeable, never mind the nuances of amour-propre, conceit, self-absorption and narcissism. We might talk about the ‘me’ generation, the addiction to selfies, or the overbearing politician in any of these terms. But this ignores their important differences, and threatens to Read more