The Gospel of St. Matthew Shares with us astonishing words of Jesus: a promise of everlasting happiness, far removed from the usual recipes for gratification.
Blessed are the poor in spirit! Blessed are those who mourn!
Happy are the meek!...
Fr. Jacques shares with us a profound clarity to the full scope of meaning behind Christ’s eight beatitudes, and in turn, outlines for us a way in which we can live them in our daily lives. We learn how each beatitude gives insight into how we can situate ourselves in an honest and fulfilling relationship with God, with oneself, and with others, and how to confront head-on the difficult realities of life.
Fr. Jacques Phillippe has been a favorite spiritual writer of mine for years. The Eight Doors of the Kingdom is clearly my favorite of his books. He provides great spiritual guidance that is clear and easily understood. I will reread it again and again. I highly recommend it to anyone who wants to grow in their spiritual life.