The Fifth Beatitude: Blessed are the merciful,…
A merciful person is a person who does God’s will in response to His love. Jesus showed His kindness, compassion, respect and tenderness to all people… He gave each person the love of the Father. In this same way, a person who in his life follows Jesus and does His will is a person who is merciful to his neighbour. Continue reading ‘Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy”.
Peace to all! How many times have you heard this statement in your life? Many political and religious leaders call for peace in the world. Continue reading Are you in peace?
Recently I was going through the ‘Catechism of the Catholic Church’, so that I further enrich my faith and be formed better. I came across the paragraph 2639 which forms part of the section ‘Prayer of Praise’ which really made me wonder. The following is the paragraph: Continue reading Do you praise God?
How heartbreaking it is to know people who declare that they follow Jesus but are not being another Jesus in their life. It is really painful to witness this. Following Jesus requires to be another Jesus to your neighbour. Continue reading To follow Jesus… is to be another Jesus
The Sixth Beatitude : Blessed are the pure in heart,
What does this particular Beatitude show us about Jesus’ love for us? This Beatitude shows us the ‘depth’ of Jesus’ love for us by being interested in our heart. What is important for Jesus is not the many good deeds that we do, but he is interested in knowing that such good deeds are done with a pure, clean heart. Continue reading Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God
The desire for God is written in the human heart, because man is created by God and for God; and God never ceases to draw man to himself. Only in God will he find the truth and happiness he never stops searching for… (source: the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Chapter 1.I.27). Continue reading The desire for God