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Beatitudes | Day 9

“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:10 I believe that many women today can relate to this verse. Over the last few years we have heard a lot about the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. These movements have shined a light onto the victimization of …

Beatitudes | Day 4

“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Matthew 5:5  A friend who has been reading the Daily DIVAS was giggling yesterday when she asked me “what do you have to say about the meek, you are anything but meek!” I knew she was right, at least the way most of the world …

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Beatitudes | Day 3

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 Unlike yesterday’s verse, I can totally relate to this one.  It has been a rough year. The loss of family on my husband’s side, started us off; losing 3 of my husband’s aunts. Then between my husband and I we have lost 3 …

Beatitudes | Day 2

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:3 As I was talking through this verse with a friend yesterday, I admitted I didn’t like this verse at all. I personally believe that this verse has been a primary catalyst to poverty mindset. When I don’t really believe that …