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Brother John's Reflections

The Demands of Wisdom

The Demands of Wisdom

Thus says the Lord, your redeemer, / the Holy One of Israel: / I, the Lord, your God, / teach you what is for your good, / and lead you on the way you should go.” Isaiah 48:17 “But wisdom is vindicated by her works.” Matthew 11:19 Today Isaiah tells […]

by × December 15, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Wisdom and Childlikeness

Wisdom and Childlikeness

The Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: / a Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, / a Spirit of counsel and of strength, / a Spirit of knowledge and of fear of the Lord, / and his delight shall be the fear of the Lord. /  Not by […]

by × December 5, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Knowing and Willing

Knowing and Willing

When the king had spoken with all of them, none was found equal to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah; and so they entered the king’s service. In any question of wisdom or prudence which the king put to them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and […]

by × November 27, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Wisdom Makes All Things New

Wisdom Makes All Things New

Wisdom is a reflection of the eternal light, untarnished mirror of God’s active power, image of God’s goodness. Although alone, she can do all; herself unchanging, she makes all things new. In each generation she passes into holy souls, she makes them friends of God and prophets; for God loves […]

by × November 16, 2017 ×

Brother John's Reflections

Seeking Wisdom

Seeking Wisdom

Because God is the witness of one’s inmost self; and the sure observer of one’s heart and the listener to one’s tongue. For the Spirit of the Lord fills the world, is all-embracing, and knows what a person says. Wisdom 1: 6-7 In one of our most frequently repeated prayers, […]

by × November 13, 2017 ×