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Brother John's Reflections

The Way of Dispossession

The Way of Dispossession

Whoever does not bear one’s own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple. For who of you wishing to build a tower does not first sit down and figure out the price, to see if there are enough funds to complete the work? Otherwise, if one lays the […]

by × November 8, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Contemplation and Knowing

Contemplation and Knowing

Woe to you lawyers! You have taken the key of knowledge. You do not enter yourselves, and you close out those trying to enter. Luke 11: 52 Jesus’ charge against the “lawyers,” the “scholars of the law,” is that they are not only mired in their own ignorance but that […]

by × October 19, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

The Common Life

The Common Life

Particularly as Euro-American culture has become more and more work-fixated and product and finance-oriented,  much of our work lives have become more and more burdensome and debilitating. This is true not only in the secular sphere but even in the so-called religious one.

by × August 7, 2017 ×