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Beatitudes In My Life

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Beatitudes in my Life
In my everyday life I have realized it is hard to live out the beatitudes, and many times people think that what society says to do is the right thing, when clearly it is not. Following what Jesus tells us to do can lead us to a happier life. One person who continues to show the beatitudes in my life is my mom. I feel like the main Beatitudes she lives out is “Blessed are those who are poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom” and “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God”. Being pure in heart and poor in spirit. She has two kids, one boy and one girl, and just started working at the University of Western Ontario. She lived in Salute Ste. Marie Ontario, where she grew up, and then went to university at York and Lake Superior State, and then she moved to London Ontario and met my dad, and then began their life together. My mom is a hard working person who I look up to. She always strives to do her best in everything. She taught me that nothing is achieved easily; hard work pays off. My mom does not only have a positive impact on me, but also on others. My mom has showed me to be a good person. Something very simple but is very impactful towards others. She has taught me lots of things, but this is the most important one of all. I feel like the main Beatitudes she lives out is righteousness, and being pure in heart.
The main beatitudes my mom represents are the first and sixth beatitude: (1) “Blessed are those who are poor in spirit, for
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