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Brother John's Reflections

Living Inside or Outside

Living Inside or Outside

All the people and the tax agents had heard and justified God by being baptized with John’s baptism. But the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected God’s plan for them by not being baptized by him. “To whom shall I compare the people of this age? Who are they like? They […]

by × September 20, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Love and Suffering

Love and Suffering

I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ on behalf of his Body, which is the Church, of which I am a minister in accordance with God’s stewardship given to me to bring to […]

by × September 11, 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 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Approach and Avoidance

Approach and Avoidance

Over time I’ve discovered that one of the most difficult questions for us to answer is “What do you really want?” We have plenty of wants, and, like the merchant in the parable, we search the world seeking to satisfy them. The very engine of our economy runs on our having wants, and often what we even feel as needs, that we’ll pay to fulfill.

by × August 2, 2017 ×