The Challenging Beatitudes

The Beatitudes are not spiritual fast food.  As with most of the Scripture, they are not well suited to our drive-through, microwave mentality of learning.  Rather, they should be thought of as a holiday feast to be lingered over and luxuriated upon.  And, as with holiday celebrations, they are something to be cherished, remembered, and returned to onContinue reading “The Challenging Beatitudes”

Something To Think About

The Beatitudes are rich with multiple layers of meaning.  Here’s a paraphrase I did a while back in an effort to uncover some of the treasures found in them.  I hope it makes you think.  Better yet, maybe it will make you want to try coming up with your own paraphrase.  Blessed are those who recognize their spiritual poverty, theyContinue reading “Something To Think About”