The Seven Capital Sins Their Remedies And Contrary Virtues

The Seven Capital Sins Their Remedies And Contrary Virtues


PRIDE:  (vice) A haughty attitude shown by people who believe, often unjustifiably, that they are better than others.

HUMILITY: (virtue) In Latin Humus, means rich soil, earth or wet. It is the quality of being modest or respectful like Mother Mary when she said to the angel, “be it done to me according , to your words” and Simon Peter at Capernaum, when he said to Jesus “Depart from me Lord, I am a sinner.”

GLUTONY: (vice) Greed, the act or practice of excess need. That’s lack of control.

TEMPERANCE: (virtue) Self – restraint in the face of temptation or desire.

ANGER: (vice) A feeling of extreme annoyance, depress or humiliation.

PATIENCE, MEEKNESS, LOVE: (virtue) The ability to endure waiting or delay without becoming annoyed or upset, or to persevere calmly when face with difficulties.

SLOTH: (vice) Neglect ion of one’s duties, or a dislike of work or any kind of physical exertion.

DELIGENCE, INDUSTRIOUSNESS: (virtue) Being busy, hard working, conscientious, and doing the right things at the appropriate times.

LUST: (vice) Disordered sexual desired, feeling/ thought/ action.

CHASTITY: (virtue) Purity of mind, words, body and acts.

ENVY (JEALOUSY): (vice) The resentful or unhappy feeling of wanting somebody else’s success, good fortune, qualities, or possessions.

BROTHERLY LOVE: (virtue) To feel tender affection for the progress of one another.

COVETEOUSNESS: (vice) Having a strong desire to possess something that belongs to somebody else.

CONTENTMENT: (virtue) A feeling of calm satisfaction.

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