'Blessed Are' Tagged Posts

Pure in Heart

Many people were affected by a recent water scare here in Western New York. There was an issue with the water supply being unsafe to drink. Some boiled water for drinking while others turned to bottled water or filled containers in a neighboring town that wasn’t affected. It’s interesting to see the widespread impact that occurs when a water source gets contaminated. It only takes a little bit, but the whole supply becomes virtually worthless for sustaining life. The same…

Blessed Are the Merciful

We usually like it when people get what they deserve. Someone who works hard deserves to be paid accordingly. People who are well-educated deserve the respect that comes with their degree. The friend who has gone out of their way to help you deserves to be appreciated and thanked. We like when good people get what they deserve, but we also like it sometimes when people who aren’t good get what they deserve. Break the law? You deserve to go…

Blessed Are Those Who Desire Righteousness

We don’t eat out very often these days, so it’s always a shock to my system when we do eat out more than a special occasion here or there. Case in point: we eat out (or carry out) a lot more on vacation or when moving. It should come as no surprise that I don’t feel right after going from a mostly healthy diet to …shall we say less healthy diet of pizza and fast food? What you eat obviously…