The Beatitudes express the covenant between God and the human family in new and definitive terms. In these new mandates, the law of charity triumphs.
Jesus makes all things new. By intimately connecting love of God and love of neighbor being righteous takes on a new meaning. Is my love for God expressed in my love for my neighbor?
Dear Jesus, help me to be holy today. I want to be a saint; one whose deeds show forth Your love for all of us.