Brother John’s Reflections

Brother John's Reflections

The Measure With Which We Measure

The Measure With Which We Measure

Jesus said to his disciples:”Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful. “Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven. Give and gifts will be given to you; a good measure, packed together, shaken down, and […]

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Brother John's Reflections

Anger and Helplessness

Anger and Helplessness

“You have heard that it was said to the ancients: ‘You shall not kill. But whoever does kill will be liable to judgment.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment. Whoever says to his brother ‘empty-head’ will be liable […]

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Brother John's Reflections

As You Would Wish Others To Do To You

As You Would Wish Others To Do To You

Therefore everything that you wish that people would do to you, so also do to them. For this is the Law and the Prophets. Matthew 7:12 As we enter more deeply into the mystery and practice of Lent, we are called by today’s gospel to realize that true prayer arises […]

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