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Preacher Struggles with Cancer of Envy

Henry Varley is best known as the man who stated to Dwight Moody, "The world has yet to see what God will do with a man who is fully committed to him." ...

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Actor Mark Wahlberg Promotes Humility

The world-class actor Mark Wahlberg, a committed father, husband and church-attender, is a rare celebrity who advocates humility. In a recent (2014) interview, ...

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Envy Is the Least "Fun" Sin

The essayist Joseph Epstein writes, "Of the seven deadly sins, only envy is no fun at all."

There's plenty of research to back up Epstein's statement. ...

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Wall Street Trader Recognizes "Wealth Addiction"

By 30 years old, Sam Polk had made more than $5 million in bonuses alone during eight years working on Wall Street. As a trader, he was living it up in ...

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Linda Ronstadt Shares Her Struggle with Envy

In her new book, Linda Ronstadt: Simple Dreams, the 11-time Grammy Award singer recalls the first time she heard fellow singer Emmylou Harris.

My first ...

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The New Social Anxiety—Fear of Missing Out

Do you have an uneasy and sometimes all-consuming fear that others are doing something or experiencing something that you're not? If so, you may be suffering ...

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Why We Rejoice when Famous People Fail

Why do we enjoy watching others—especially rich, powerful, famous people—"fall from grace"? Joseph Epstein commented on our need to know and ...

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Man Murders Former Classmate after Holding 50-Year Grudge

In June of 2012, Carl Ericsson, a 73-year-old South Dakota man, was sentenced to life in prison after admitting to the murder of a former high school ...

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Business Expert Sees Growing "Comparison Obsession"

Thomas J. DeLong, a professor at Harvard Business School, has noted a disturbing trend among his students and colleagues—a "comparison obsession." ...

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Thanking God for His Goodness Prevents Envy

"Envy is resenting God's goodness to others and ignoring God's goodness to me."

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