Laziness is hard to see in ourselves, because--like greed and envy--it really begins as an inner disposition. For example, the difference between a lazy person laying on the couch, and someone simply resting on the couch is probably two-fold: inner motivation and the context of someone's overall life. Why are you sitting on the couch? … Continue reading What does Laziness Look Like?
Sloth, or laziness, has a long history in the Church of being considered one of the "seven deadly sins." Yet laziness--like greed or envy--can be very difficult to pick out in ourselves. Who wants to admit that they are lazy? Furthermore, we can insulate ourselves from believing we are lazy by deceiving ourselves with what … Continue reading Is Laziness (Still) A Sin?