A. Loved the comparison to Casablanca - helps to relate
B. Idea of blessings in within the context of relationship - thought provoking
A. This puts a lot of emphasis on the "translation" - words - was the original meaning correctly put down - or?
B/C. Blessings within a relationship - a mood - a emotional state - only those in the relationship are blessed?? What about those who are just "getting into" the relationship? Jesus makes the invitation - what if "we" are still considering it - can we still be blessed? I would like to hear more.
A. This makes sense
A. Lots of "imagery"
B. Contrast of Old Test and New ties it together
A /B. Is word "blessing" a literal translation - need to think more about this and relationships and the concepts
A/B. This fits - sure to stimulate contemplation of ones relationship with God