Welcome to The Meeting Place and week three of our series called VICES... ‘A visitor’s guide to the seven deadly sins.’ Aren’t you glad you’re here!
This week we stopping along our tour at the vice of envy. Envy is the feeling of discontent or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s success, qualities or possessions.
Shakespeare, in his play The Merchant Of Venice called it the ‘green eyed monster’, a term that has stuck with us ever since.
Envy robs us of happiness, corrodes our contentment, and pokes holes in our peace of mind. Some have called it the most sinister of the seven vices.
So where does it strike and how do we defeat it? Well, we’re about to find out.