Tag Archives: poor in spirit

End of Our Ropes

When the things we hold dear crumble or when our hopes are dashed, God is there. When we are hopeless, we need God more than ever. And when we turn to God in those times, we actually realize that the … Continue reading

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Blessed Poor Left Behind

The poorest of all were left in Jerusalem during the exile to Babylon as workers on the land. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  Yet on earth, we often marginalize the poor in … Continue reading

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Humble and Lowly

We have a choice to make today.  We can set ourselves up against God, or we can put ourselves in a position to be lifted up by God.  Easy choice, isn’t it?  Presented that way, who would choose to set … Continue reading

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