Blessed are the spiritually poor, for God’s kingdom is theirs.
Blessed are those who mourn, they will be comfort.
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God.
Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed be the atheists, agnostics, doubters, and skeptics;
Blessed be those battling depression;
Blessed be the undervalued, unemployed, and invisible ones;
Blessed be the homeless, the hungry, the hopeless;
Blessed be the disabled, the unwanted, the rejected ones;
Blessed be the survivors of domestic violence;
Blessed be the black and brown-skinned children;
Blessed be our LGBTQ neighbors;
Blessed be those who experience hate because of their pursuit of social justice;
Blessed be the native people and their care for the earth;
Blessed be the women and children who walk many miles for water;
Blessed be those on the bottom of the economic ladder;
Blessed be those who long with hope and courage for equality and freedom;
Blessed be y’all, because God loves what God makes and calls it all good.