The Beatitudes: Receiving and Giving Blessing (Matthew 5:1-12)

Happiness

I wanted to start off by saying something about happiness.

There’s been plenty of research done around what is happiness and how do we achieve it? In one recent study by Arthur Brooks he stated that scientists have proven that up to 48% of happiness has to do with genetics, 40% has to do with a “isolated events” like getting a dream job (but they unfortunately rather short-lived), leaving about 12% under our control in four key areas of life: faith, family, community and work. Continue reading The Beatitudes: Receiving and Giving Blessing (Matthew 5:1-12)