After a Billion Years…

The anticipation has been building the last few days that a big announcement would be made today, and sure enough it came this morning. Gravitational waves have been detected for the first time, the result of two black holes colliding and merging a billion years ago. Einstein predicted their existence a hundred years ago when …

Blessed are the pure in heart

  “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” μακάριοι οἱ καθαροὶ τῇ καρδίᾳ, ὅτι αὐτοὶ τὸν θεὸν ὄψονται. With this beatitude we are at the absolute summit. This is the holy of holies of the holy of holies! I looked at close to 50 translations. The majority say “pure in heart.” Jesus …