You would never call yourself lazy. But, would you call yourself intentional in all areas? Here’s the deal: read this post. Why? Because sloth is about more than laziness. I’m convinced that sloth is the sin of comfort. It’s as simple as the teen with a messy room and as complex as the workaholic so engulfed in his work that he’s unintentional at home. In this post, I’ll examine what the sin is, how it plays out as a dad and how you can eliminate it.
You need to know we wrote a full eBook called 7 Deadly Sins of a Disengaged Dad eBook because there’s a lot to cover for each sin. More than we can cram into a series of blog posts. But for now, let’s look at sloth.
What is slothfulness?
Sloth defined is the reluctance to work or make an effort. It’s laziness. But more to the point—it’s comfort. You’re lazy because you’re comfortable. Sloth is often unseen. Many dads tell us they fe