We continue with the third installment of our seven part series on the seven deadly sins. Today we discuss Lust.
Lust causes you to objectify the “object” of your desires, rather than seeing the individual as a human being, deserving dignity. When you disregard human dignity, it becomes very easy to lose respect for others and for yourself.
Lust is disordered desire for, or inordinate enjoyment of, sexual pleasure. Sexual pleasure is morally disordered when sought for itself, isolated from its procreative and unitive purposes. 1
Lustful behavior is addictive, deluding the person into believing that it satisfies their sexual desires. Yet, in all reality, lust never satisfies. Lust only enslaves. Once a person goes down Continue reading