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The Seven Deadly Sins Part 2 – DI Radio Show and Podcast

Description: If we find ourselves under the influence of one or many of the seven deadly sins, how can we break free and live virtuous lives? Dr. KevinKevin Vost Vost returns to answer this question and more as he joins Dan and Melissa to discuss his book The Seven Deadly Sins.

Topics/Questions covered in the show:

  • What is the difference between the deadly sin of sloth and a psychological issue such as depression?
  • Which sin does St. Thomas Aquinas say most directly opposes the commandment to love my neighbor as myself?
  • What are some of the “daughters” or symptoms of envy?
  • If I recognize one or many of these sins in myself, how can I overcome it?
  • Which of the seven deadly sins are causing the most havoc in the modern world?
  • What is gluttony and how harmful can it be to one's soul?
  • What strategies can I implement to correct these sins in my life?
  • What are the corresponding virtues to the seven deadly sins?
  • Daily examination of conscience is important to recognize and overcome sin.
  • Why should we take a different approach to the sins of anger and lust?The Seven Deadly Sins

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The Divine Intimacy Radio Show is a haven of rest and wellspring of spiritual life for those seeking intimacy with God and the enlightened path of Catholic mystical and ascetical wisdom.

Twice a week, Dan Burke and Melissa Elson explore topics related to the interior life and Catholic teaching. On Tuesdays, they interview various authors about their spiritual books and about the authors’ own insights on those books. On Fridays, they get specific on subjects which, primarily include prayer, spiritual direction, meditation, contemplation, and holiness.

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Dan is the President of the Avila Foundation, the parent organization of SpiritualDirection.com, the Avila Institute for Spiritual Formation, Divine Intimacy Radio and Divine Intimacy Radio - Resources Edition, Into the Deep Parish Programs, the Apostoli Viae (Apostles of the Way) Community, and the FireLight Student Leadership Formation Program, author of the award-winning book, Navigating the Interior Life - Spiritual Direction and the Journey to God, Finding God Through Meditation-St. Peter of Alcantara, 30 Days with Teresa of Avila, Into the Deep, Living the Mystery of Merciful Love: 30 Days with Thérèse of Lisieux, and his newest book The Contemplative Rosary with St. John Paul II and St. Teresa of Avila. Beyond his "contagious" love for Jesus and His Church, he is a grateful husband and father of four, the Executive Director of and writer for EWTN's National Catholic Register, a regular co-host on Register Radio, a writer and speaker who provides online spiritual formation and travels to share his conversion story and the great riches that the Church provides us through authentic Catholic spirituality. Dan has been featured on EWTN's Journey Home program and numerous radio programs.

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