Catholic Inklings

Musings and sharings on my devotion to an ancient religion.

Counting Our Blessings | Breaking Open the Word at Home

Our culture, and the cultures throughout all of history, place an enormous value on success, productivity, honor and glory. The “American Dream” tells us that anybody, regardless of their circumstances can make something great of themselves with enough hard work and determination. Today’s Gospel is the beginning of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. He gives a list of who the blessed are, which doesn’t match the common sensibility. But, that’s God’s way–always turning the culture on its head.

Click here for a short reflection on this weekend’s Scriptures with discussion questions for the whole family.

Share this:

Sci-fi, Superheroes and Cartoons...These things, more than any other, occupy my mind and my keyboard as I ponder them through the lens of my Catholic faith.

Leave a comment