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Brother John's Reflections

The Non-Dichotomized Life

The Non-Dichotomized Life

Jesus said to the crowds: “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy […]

by × December 13, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Seeing and Being Seen

Seeing and Being Seen

Here is your God, / he comes with vindication; / With divine recompenses / he comes to save you. / Then will the eyes of the blind be opened, / the ears of the deaf be cleared; / Then will the lame leap like a stag, / the the tongue […]

by × December 11, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Crossing the Frontier

Crossing the Frontier

After the man, Adam, had eaten of the tree, the Lord God called to the man and asked him, “Where are you?” He answered, “I heard you in the garden; but I was afraid, because I was naked, so I hid myself.” Then he asked, “Who told you that you […]

by × December 8, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Word and Deed

Word and Deed

“Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and buffeted the house. But it did not collapse; it had been set solidly on rock. […]

by × December 7, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

From Disgust to Communion

From Disgust to Communion

Great crowds came to him, having with them the lame, the blind, the deformed, the mute, and many others. They placed them at his feet, and he cured them. The crowds were amazed when they saw the mute speaking, the deformed made whole, the lame walking, and the blind able […]

by × December 6, 2017 ×