Beatitudes · Introduction

W2: Introduction: Identity & Wisdom in the Beatitudes

Part 1: Identity My name is Amy and I love coffee.  That’s a pretty accurate statement, since I drink coffee daily.  It is part of my routine, I enjoy it, and it is comforting to me.  But what if I said, “my name is Amy and I am a coffee lover”?  Or someone introduced me…… Continue reading W2: Introduction: Identity & Wisdom in the Beatitudes

Beatitudes · Introduction

W1: Introduction: Choosing the Beatitudes

Last summer, my son, Egan, was memorizing the Beatitudes as part of a school assignment.  Every day I would overhear him practicing in an almost rhythmic recitation—memorizing the sounds of the words together, rather than the words themselves.  For him, at age 8, the concepts (and even some of the words!) are foreign and difficult…… Continue reading W1: Introduction: Choosing the Beatitudes