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August 2023

August 2023

Brightness of Being a Blessing

August is a month of sunlight.
This makes me think of the sun-light of the Beatitudes.
The Blessedness of the Beatitudes represent the heart of Jesus’ message.
During this month of August let’s be Beatitude People.

  • Blessed are the poor in spirit…let’s recognize our dependence on God
  • Blessed are those who mourn…let us be compassionate hearts with the “gift of tears” (Pope Francis)
  • Blessed are the meek…be gentle of heart and non-violent
  • Blessed are those who hunger and thirst…do God’s will with a just heart
  • Blessed are the merciful…mercy is full of forgiveness
  • Blessed are the pure of heart…express your faith in loving ways
  • Blessed are the peacemakers…is a call to be a peace-giver
  • Blessed are those who are persecuted…be a person who extends heart-peace

Let us strive during the last month of summer to be the brightness of Jesus’ Love by the way we speak to and about others.

May the sun-light of our actions be a wonderful, holy reflection of the “blessedness” of being. The sunshine of our faith lived with an open heart. Amen💓