Tag: Matthew 5

good grief #beatitudes

We all agreed that it is only through acknowledging our pain, making ourselves vulnerable, and opening up those tender places both to God and to people who love us, that we are able to begin to engage the healing touch of God in a way that is transformational.

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“come as you are” – Jesus

 When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them… – Matthew 5:1 Back to our ongoing “Mondays with the Sermon on the Mount” discussion: this Sunday my adult discipleship class talked about “Who was there?” on the mountainside…

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four photographs, one baby, some serious carpe diem, and the imperative to shine

oday I’m reverting to the “default” (and curiously popular) “Four Photos” format for my Friday posting. My “rules” for these posts are simple: I must use images that are already sitting on my iPhone I can’t deliberately shoot pictures with this kind of post in mind I’m not allowed to go searching for a photo…

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