Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.

Blessed are the pure in spirit, for they shall see God.

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.

Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

Matthew 5:3-12

Oh Lord,

Teach me to seek You and reveal yourself to me when I seek You.

For I cannot seek You unless You first teach me, nor find You unless You first reveal yourself to me.

Let me seek You in longing, and long for You in seeking.

Let me find You in love, and love You in finding.

~Saint Ambrose of Milan

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Name: Erin Yonke

Location: Aurora, IL

Info: I'm happily married to my husband and champion pro-life activist, Matt. I stay home with my three small boys; Ambrose (11/06), Peter (3/08), and Joseph (9/10).

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Sunday evening post

Just a couple of notes tonight:

1. Got to hear the sweet sound of baby #3's heartbeat on Friday. It took FOREVER to find it--considerably longer than my other two. Seems like the baby was hanging out behind the placenta, but we DID hear it. 160 bpm. (Yeah, I know it's "girly". So were my boys.)

2. I think it's a boy.

3. For the first time in about a month and a half, coffee sounds good again. Hallelujah. Work in the morning is torture without it.

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Blogger Sarah Mosley said ... (February 23, 2010 9:38 AM) : 

Ohhhh, I want bagels.


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