The beatitudes can very often go unnoticed but they are very important for those who have made the decision to follow Christ. They should guide us, point us in the right direction, teach us, and show us the values that Jesus cares about. As we read them we should be looking at whether or not we are trying to follow them.
It’s worth reading the book of Proverbs even if you aren’t religiously inclined, as it offers solid principles which we all could do well to live by. Here are some which offer diamonds for practical living.