Brother John’s Reflections

Brother John's Reflections

Shame and Desire

Shame and Desire

There was a man there named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax-agent. And he was wealthy. He was trying to see who Jesus was but he could not see over the crowd, since he was so short. He ran to the front and climbed up a sycamore tree that Jesus […]

by × November 21, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Faith and Healing

Faith and Healing

So [the blind man who was begging] shouted out, “Jesus, Son of David!  Show mercy to me!” Those in front began to rebuke him into silence, but he shouted even more, “Son of David! Show mercy to me!” Jesus stood still. He ordered that the man be brought to him. […]

by × November 20, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Love and Possessions

Love and Possessions

On that day the person who is on the roof but has belongings inside the house should not go down to get them. The person who is in the field should likewise not turn back for the things left behind. Remember Lot’s wife!  Anyone seeking to hold life as a […]

by × November 17, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Wisdom Makes All Things New

Wisdom Makes All Things New

Wisdom is a reflection of the eternal light, untarnished mirror of God’s active power, image of God’s goodness. Although alone, she can do all; herself unchanging, she makes all things new. In each generation she passes into holy souls, she makes them friends of God and prophets; for God loves […]

by × November 16, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Gratitude and Service

Gratitude and Service

Hearken, you who are in power over the multitude and lord it over throngs of peoples!  Because authority was given you by the Lord and sovereignty by the Most High, who shall probe your works and scrutinize your counsels. Wisdom 6: 2-4 Jesus responded, “Were not ten people cleansed? Where […]

by × November 15, 2017 ×