To the modern mind, the concept of poverty is often confused with destitution. But destitution emphatically is not the Gospel ideal. A love-filled sharing frugality is the message, and HAPPY ARE YOU POOR explains the meaning of this beatitude lived and taught by Jesus himself. After presenting the richness of the Gospel message, more beautiful than any other world view, this book explains how Gospel frugality is lived in each state of life. Paper.