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Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Sermon on the Mount: Week 1 Blessed Are Those Who Mourn Thursday, February 1, 2018 Blessed are those who mourn: they shall be comforted. —Matthew 5:4 Tears are therapeutic and healing, both emotionally and physically. Crying helps the body shed stress hormones and stimulates endorphins. Weeping is a natural and essential part of being human.… Continue Reading Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Be Comforted, Be Gentled

The Beatitudes Be Comforted, Be Gentled Monday, April 17, 2017 Guest writer and CAC teacher Cynthia Bourgeault continues exploring Jesus’ eight blessings known as the Beatitudes. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” —Matthew 5:4 From a wisdom perspective, this second Beatitude is talking about vulnerability and flow. When we mourn (not… Continue Reading Be Comforted, Be Gentled

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