a simple desire

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, . . . ”

Every one suffers in some way or another. Everyone. If someone is not suffering, that is, if one has never suffered then that person is poorer by the lack of experience. If you do not know suffering how can you know the refreshing joy of suffering alleviated? Be warned, lack of suffering now does not mean one will never suffer. But then, suffering now does not mean one will always suffer . . . .“. . . for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

“Blessed are the merciful,. . . ”

Shakespeare said, The quality of mercy is not strained” – mercy does not strain itself. If it did, it would not be mercy, but some wring out emotion that is tossed with attitude and stomped out at the first opportunity. Mercy comes like refreshing rain, yes, especially…

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2 thoughts on “Christian Spirituality – Another small teaching

  1. I am pleased with the symmetry that you and I use the same theme! I am glad you liked what I wrote enough to share it. Thank you!

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