Sydney siege, news of school children in Pakistan, news of children’s bodies in Cairns. It seems that the tide of violence is coming more and more to our attention.
No just society can ignore when so many of its members are lost to it.
It’s like losing our heart, our fingers, our dreams.
The scale may be thousands, hundreds or a few.
But all lost are precious.
All should have had a chance to continue their lives and make a contribution.
Including the unhinged and the violent. They need to find other ways to deal with their issues.
Violence is a sign of the absence of peace (and at so many levels).
It’s not a time to feel powerless.
It’s not going to help to ignore its reality.
It will keep happening until we can send so much love out into the world it won’t happen again.
It’s a time…
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