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Brother John's Reflections

Work and Spirit

Work and Spirit

You don’t say “Thanks” to a slave, do you, for doing what was commanded? The case is the same with you  When you have done everything that has been commanded you, say, “We are useless slaves!  We have done what we were supposed to do!” Luke 17: 9-10 At the […]

by × November 14, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Letting God Be God In Us

Letting God Be God In Us

The Lord, however, hurled a violent wind upon the sea, and in the furious tempest that arose the ship was on the point of breaking up. Then the mariners became frightened and each one cried to his god. Jonah 1: 4-5 But a Samaritan traveler who came upon him was […]

by × October 9, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Becoming Simple

Becoming Simple

“I give you thanks, Father, lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding, and revealed them to infants.” Matthew 11:25 In his notes concerning this verse of Matthew’s gospel, Daniel Harrington, SJ, writes: infants: The nēpioi are Jesus’ disciples who hear him […]

by × July 19, 2017 ×