Post Tagged with: "Fundamental Principles"

Brother John's Reflections

Mission and Self-Esteem

Mission and Self-Esteem

It well may be that nothing is more sought after and yet found more elusive than what we term “self-esteem.” It is psychologically understood to be our subjective evaluation of ourselves, and we have come to recognize it as a significant influence on a person’s behavior.

by × August 15, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

An Abundance For Every Good Work

An Abundance For Every Good Work

The Xaverian Fundamental Principles remind us that the heart of discipleship, of the call of Jesus to each of us, is to recognize that all is gift. The “secret” of life, from the Christian perspective is that our very life is a gift to us, and, because it is a gift, it is given to us that we might give it away.

by × August 10, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Getting Out Of The Way

Getting Out Of The Way

What occurred yesterday at the Boy Scout Jamboree, with not only the speaking of the President but the cabinet officers and other public figures laughing behind him, speaks to the action of the demonic when we are unable “to get out of the way.” The hundreds if not thousands of Boy Scouts were but props or objects for the President’s self-promotion.

by × July 25, 2017 ×