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Brother John's Reflections

The Vision of Beauty

The Vision of Beauty

But Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” John 1:46 At a central dramatic moment in both yesterday’s and today’s gospel readings from John 1, we hear the injunction “Come and see.” Yesterday it was Jesus telling the two disciples […]

by × January 5, 2018 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Impermanence and Transformation

Impermanence and Transformation

And when some of them were talking about the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and votive offerings, he said: “These things you are looking at—days will come when there will not be left a stone upon a stone that will not be torn down!” Luke 21:5-6 Yesterday […]

by × November 28, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

The Present Given By God

The Present Given By God

When you were slaves of sin, you felt no obligation to righteousness, and what did you get from this? Nothing but experiences that now make you blush, since that sort of behavior ends in death. Now, however, you have been set free from sin, you have been made slaves of […]

by × October 26, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Go With The Strength You Have

Go With The Strength You Have

Van Kaam tells us that we are formed as human beings by a process of differentiation and integration. New experiences and new insights in life will at times come together in such a way that we experience an integration of our person, a new current form of life which “feels” to us to be more ourselves than we have ever been before. At such moments we have the welcome experience of “self-possession.”

by × August 22, 2017 ×