Love peace and non-violence

Life is filled with violence and its victims are everywhere. The Way of Love calls for learning and practicing an alternative life style that does not add to the brokenness around us.  We are called by the example of Jesus to seek reconciliation and restoration, and to not pursue vengeance and retribution.  In our private personal lives and our public actions and systemic policies we will aim to be people of peace.

Matthew 5:9

‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

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For peace and non-violence

God help us to find peace with you, in ourselves, with each other, in our communities and between nations. We don’t know how to do this. So teach us: to how to forgive, how to admit mistakes, how to live without retribution and vengeance, how to not create more victims, how to be peacemakers, and how to speak truth without violence. In the name of your son, the Prince of Peace.  Amen.