Gluttony: One Of The Seven Deadly Sins?
The deadliness of a glutton tries to have sole access to the soft moistness of the spiritual fruit. Do we really want to envision an environment full of gluttons who usurp all the surrounding fruitfulness as their own? That would mean certain death to civil or community cohesion. The reason it would cause the demise of a society is because the gluttony of others would devastate the spiritual beauty in others. Imagine someone who claims that all the love, kindness, and goodwill around you and in you belongs to them? They would not allow you to experience compassion from others nor would they allow you to express yourself with loving kindness. They incite hatred and cruel intentions. In fact, the environment would manifest with conflict towards one another through harsh and aggressive behaviors. The gluttons want sole rights to peace keeping to have others to think of them as the source of meek and gentle interactions. In actuality, the people being dominated portray a countenance that is sad, desapiring, and with inklings of evilness. That's because the gluttony of the abusers insist on being the source that provides an earthly sense of joy, goodness, and faith. For example. promises of having Christmas gifts but without the internal spirit of "Christmas." Many people may feel like they are on the brink of impulsively out of control bahaviors with desires to quit life because of fatal internal attitudes. The deadliness of gluttony attempts to claim control over the right over perseverance, self-control, and patience. Only by sharing spiritual fruitfulness with one another can there be constructive and positive interactions.
The deadliness of a glutton ususrps all health needs for self.
The deadliness of a glutton usurps all safety needs for self.
OUR PLACE OF BELONGING
The deadliness of a glutton usurps all social needs for self.
The deadliness of a glutton usurps all esteem of divine worth for self.
The deadliness of a glutton ususrps all positive energy of identity for self.
There are reservoirs or populations of people who intend to "capture" the goodness that blossoms in society by their gluttony. The attitudes that exit those reservoirs are words to suggest only spiritual fruitfulness can flow through them, and behaviors that act to prohibit others from being in touch with the divinity of the soul. Those attitudes transfer directly through people who intend to monopoly the deity of the universe by their gluttony of the fruitful qualities that develop from the divine presence living in the soul. Indirectly, the attitude of a glutton transfers through people who strive to usurp every morsel of goodness, comfort, and pleasure to soothe the desolation of their inner life.
The attitude of being a glutton over fruitful qualities enter us because we want to be of more worth than what we would be without the divinity of our inner life.
In order to avoid humiliation, ridicule, and being treated as among the most unworthy of society we will claim divine qualities as our own at the expense of someone else inner desolation. By doing that, we earn praise, recognition, and fleshly rewards from those portraying themselves as the giver of all "good' things. That prevents us from experiencing social isolation from being ostracized by those who refuse to recognize the wholesome goodness and joy that flows through others. In that case, we form a social network among those who come against the spirit of joy, love, peace, faith, and perseverance. We discover esteem and a place of belonging among those who fragment and otherwise cause divisions and prejudices within interactions.
The people susceptible to being a glutton of the qualities blossoming from the divinity of the soul need to feel appreciation from others. Even if it means pruning the flowers that grow in the garden of someone else soul. This is similar to a person who needs to demand an apology from a person who was forthright, correct, and quite blunt in an effort to discourage negative and destructive behaviors. The person demands the spirit of goodwill and kindness from the person who was trying to make it possible for those qualities to grow within the susceptible person. This is similar to being a glutton of fruitful qualities at the expense of a person with divine intentions. Sometimes offering an apology does nothing to improve spiritually fruitful relations but instead reveals signs of gluttony of good qualities.
We can interrupt the cycle of the deadliness of being a glutton over wholesome qualities. We do that by realizing the divinity of the soul is of the inner life of all humanity. And as we revere the divinity of the soul we are able to share kind, loving, joyful, and peaceful qualities with one another. We respond to one another from the soft moist and tender qualities that exist in us because there is where we find the blossoms of the spiritual fruit. It is not our intent to usurp the fruitful qualities in others just to have our own "righteousness" recognized.
We can assess that gluttony is a deadly sin. The diagnosis is that some people are gluttons attempting to domineer the divinity of the soul from which flows the spiritual fruitfulness of our inner life. Even so, we plan to maintain our share of reverence for the goodness that lives within our soul and to allow the fruit of the spirit to develop. We implement that plan by responding to the gluttony of others from the soft, moist and pliable tenderness that exists of our inner being. We know we are successful when a share of the spirit of peace, love, faith, and perseverance remains within us.