The Inner Life June 25th – Envy and Generosity

Envy and Generosity – Father Carter Griffin joins the Inner Life to discuss the deadly sin of envy and how having a generous heart can be an antidote to having a desire for other people’s accomplishments and material goods.

Caller Story – It helps me when I admit that I am jealous of my friends.

Caller Story – I realized that I was a narcissist.  I was like a 15 year old in a 30 year old body.

Caller Story – Sometimes I’m jealous of my spouse, but getting closer to God. the easier it is to be better.

Caller Story – When I was younger, it was easier to be envious.  Some of these people who I thought was egotistic, had wounds themselves.

Caller Story – It’s hard for me not to envy people who have more money than me.

Caller Story – I go to confession, to help me with my envy and jealousy.  Also, there is a difference between temptation of envy and the actual sin.

Caller Story – I work in the entertainment industry, and there is pressure of wanting to be beautiful and thin and get ahead.  I teach students, and tell them that if they want to be rich and famous, you’re in the wrong business.

Josh Raymond has been on the air in one way or another since 1998. Starting in secular radio and eventually having the opportunity to move into Christian radio, he worked at several stations throughout the Pacific Northwest, serving in different capacities including Show Host, Production Director, Operations Manager, and Program Director. In 2005 he joined Relevant Radio and currently is the Vice President – Director of Programming and Production.