Seven Deadly Sins and Me!

 

Now that I am almost on the 24th out of 28 magic steps, I can see what joy lies beyond! But first, I must sit to catch my breath! Looking down the steps, I can see the Sins hovering around to stop those who try to come up the stairs. 

I was almost killed by the Sins. Initially, Pride puffed me but I prayed and got delivered. Then came Greed in form of precious pebbles, I ignored it. Lust tried to blind me with dirty images but I did not fall. 
But unfortunately, a bug bit me and Anger took over. I rolled down. But thankfully, I persisted and started again. This time, I dodged Gluttony and Envy to rush right up here.

But… aah… what is making my body so heavy? I feel soooo sleepy! Oh, no Sloth is still around, getting better of me. I hope I make it…


Partcipating here after a long break. Had missed it! This my entry to the flash fiction challenge, Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers hosted by the amazing Priceless Joy. We are given a photo prompt and approximately 75-175 words with which to create our stories. This challenge is open to all who would like to participate. Thank you J S Brand for the image. Please CLICK HERE for more.

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43 thoughts on “Seven Deadly Sins and Me!

  1. Beautifully written!!!
    These are like seven animals that you mentioned can become like wild tiger or like a pet dog depends on how we control and manage these attributes.
    Pride is such a silent killer, many times we don’t know that it has pulled us really down and we stand up unknowingly and fall flat in life. Anger is another equally danger facet of our life and we get quickly trapped in the conundrum of anger and there are many small things that can trigger that element and we fall prey to such nefarious plan.
    Hence, mindfulness comes a panacea to such evils that keeps playing the illusion tricks around us.
    ๐Ÿ˜€

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