The Phantom Tollbooth
Music and more from a Christian perspective
Slow down, and have your change ready
The Beatitudes, Jesus’ eight blessings from the Sermon on the Mount, are so counter-intuitive that you could consider them to be pretentious and fanciful. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” But wouldn’t they be happier if they didn’t mourn in the first place?