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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

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

Servants Or Friends?

Servants Or Friends?

In the developed world today, although many are still involved in taxing physical labor, many are now freed of that demand. And yet, the result has not been greater creative and restful leisure, a deepening capacity for spiritual enjoyment. It has rather, mysteriously, resulted in an even increased culture of work.

by × July 20, 2017 ×