Post Tagged with: "Responsibility"

Brother John's Reflections

Word and Deed

Word and Deed

“Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock. The rain fell, the floods came, and the winds blew and buffeted the house. But it did not collapse; it had been set solidly on rock. […]

by × December 7, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Love and Responsibility

Love and Responsibility

Why don’t you judge for yourselves what is right? As you go to a magistrate with an adversary, try to make things up with him while still on the road. Otherwise he might drag you before the judge and the judge will hand you over to the bailiff and the […]

by × October 27, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Responsibility and Judgment

Responsibility and Judgment

But thanks be to God that, although you were once slaves of sin, you have become obedient from the heart to the pattern of  teaching to which you were entrusted. Romans 6: 27 And the servant who has known the desire of the master yet has not prepared or done […]

by × October 25, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Setting Out Deliberately

Setting Out Deliberately

When the time for his being taken up was approaching, he deliberately set  himself to travel to Jerusalem. He sent messengers before him. Luke 9: 51-2 In a footnote to these opening verses of the middle section of Luke’s gospel, Luke Timothy Johnson points out that the literal translation of […]

by × October 3, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Living In The Age of The Anthropocene

Living In The Age of The Anthropocene

Fear took hold of everyone. They gave glory to God. They said, “A great prophet  has been raised up among us!” and “God has visited his people!” Luke 7: 16 In today’s gospel we read of the raising from the dead of the only son of the widow of Nain. […]

by × September 19, 2017 ×