Coveting. Wickipedia defines it as desiring the unjust acquisition of your neighbor’s possessions. Few of us actually qualify as tenth-commandment breakers, barring maybe O.J. Simpson and his breaking and entering habits. B ut, we’re not off the hook because coveting, more broadly understood, is also a kind of lusting after what others have. And, I must confess that while in northern California, I found myself doing this a bit too regularly.
By Kristina Robb-Dover, a Presbyterian minister and writer. Read more from Kristina in her Saints and Sinners blog on Beliefnet.
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