A rhetoric of peace and justice might carry political power, but it is powerless in its inability to transform people.
The systems of this world are in place largely to crush others in order to make them pay for what they have done to us. When we focus on exposing, shaming and condemning others, we are only sowing resentment, bitterness, anger and hatred. And we will certainly reap what we sow.
A message or movement of peace cannot be founded on principles of condemnation. When it does, it will achieve condemnation, but never peace.
When we genuinely want peace, we surrender to love – God’s love, forgive out of our loving heart and are freed from hatred.