REALIGN Beatitudes Prayer

Join us this summer as we journey through the Beatitudes one by one!

Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Lead us in the way of trust (posture: open hands).


Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.
Lead us in the way of lament (posture: head in hands).


Blessed are the meek,
for they will inherit the earth.
Lead us in the way of humility (posture: palm flat on heart).


Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (or justice),
for they will be satisfied.
Lead us in the way of justice (posture: clenched fists crossed).


Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy.
Lead us in the way of compassion (posture: make heart with hands).


Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God.
Lead us in the way of right motive (posture: jazz hands).


Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God.
Lead us in the way of peace-making (posture: stretch out and clasp hands together).

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Lead us in the way of surrender (posture: hands crossed, ready for arrest).


Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad for great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who came before you.
Lead us in the way of radical love (posture: arms outstretched, in posture of a cross).