Blessed Are the Rest of Us: How Limits and Longing Make Us Whole

Blessed Are the Rest of Us: How Limits and Longing Make Us Whole

by Micha Boyett
Blessed Are the Rest of Us: How Limits and Longing Make Us Whole

Blessed Are the Rest of Us: How Limits and Longing Make Us Whole

by Micha Boyett

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Overview

"A writer, poet, and mother of a son with Down syndrome and autism reimagines the Beatitudes to invite us into an understanding of God and ourselves that is based in belovedness rather than accomplishment"--

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587436291
Publisher: Brazos Press
Publication date: 04/09/2024
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Micha Boyett (MFA, Syracuse University) is the author of Found: A Story of Questions, Grace, and Everyday Prayer and a contributor to the New York Times bestseller A Rhythm of Prayer, edited by Sarah Bessey. She is cohost of The Lucky Few podcast (#1 Down syndrome podcast for five years running), creator of The Slow Way podcast and newsletter, and has written for publications such as the Washington Post and Christianity Today. In addition to her work as a writer, she is a part-time youth pastor at Good Shepherd Church in New York City. Boyett and her husband live in Northern New Jersey with their three sons.

Table of Contents

Contents
Note from the Author
Prologue: The Dream of God
1. For the Weak Ones
2. For the Ones Who Grieve
3. For the Ones Who Release Their Power
4. For the Ones Who Long for Justice
5. For the Ones Who Give Mercy
6. For the True Ones
7. For the Ones Who Serve Peace
8. For the Ones Who Suffer for Doing Good
9. For the Fearless Ones
Epilogue: For the Lights of the World
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