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Here and now, I am all that I can be. I have it all: I have satisfied my every need and I have fulfilled my every desire.
In good conscience, I can be, have, and do whatever I wish, whenever, wherever, and with whomever I wish.
My life is complete: I enjoy blissful continuity and I am prepared to leave a lasting legacy. After reading these statements, how did you feel?
Did they make you feel good? Or did they make you feel bad? Did they feel right to you? Or did they somehow feel wrong to you? If these statements made you feel good, and if they felt entirely right to you, then congratulations: You need not read any further. For myself, I prefer a more neutral stance.
The notion of sin deserves thoughtful consideration, especially in the context of personal fulfillment. In my post, Personal FulfillmentI outline what I believe to be seven key elements that serve as a way to support personal fulfillment.
Now, at the risk of going out on a limb here, I also believe that there are some curious but interesting parallels between these keys and the seven deadly sins. In Praise of Grace Many of us are familiar with the seven deadly sins.
For your benefit and reference, here they are, in the order I wish to discuss them: The seven deadly sins are deadly for a reason. A person who lives in a state of grace exudes unity and harmony.
Such a person is the picture of fulfillment. People of grace have as much as they need to be who they are. People of grace have as much as they desire to enjoy what they do.
Personally, I always feel pleasantly mollified when I have the pleasure of meeting a person of grace, and when this person combines power with grace, I am always left feeling impressed.
Interpretations of the seven deadly sins have evolved through the centuries. Before reading further, I would recommend that you read or review my post, Personal Fulfillmentto get a quick overview of the seven keys to personal fulfillment, as I understand them.
Greed Greed is a sin of excess. You are greedy when you desire more than you need or deserve.
All sorts of pernicious effects, both unintentionally and deliberately caused, can arise in the course of pursuing greedy desires. You risk the betrayal of yourself or others.
You risk disloyalty from others and you risk becoming disloyal to others. You risk becoming a miser, hoarding and scavenging your way to a hidden treasure. You risk manipulating people and situations with your authority to gain and secure prized objects or objectives.
In short, you risk becoming a loser in life and love.Deadly Unna? Practice interview.
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