Venomous poison11 October 2016
It’s an interesting point that, just as the Hydra of the Ancient Greeks had seven heads, so sin can be described in terms of the seven deadly ones: pride, avarice, gluttony, lust, sloth, wrath and envy. All of them poison people’s souls. But the most destructive of all is envy. Because the sole aim of envious people is to harm their neighbor.