The Final Word

Heart of peace

Heart of peace

Volume 18, Issue 1 In the first month of the New Year, our newspapers have been covered with images of war. Looking to the year ahead, we must prepare ourselves – almost with resignation – for the fact that these images will not go away.Two thousand years ago, Jesus stood outside Jerusalem and wept as He said: “Would that even today you knew the things that make for peace! But now they are hid from your eyes.” Are the things that make for peace still hidden from our eyes? Only if we refuse to look for them, or to acknowledge them when we see them.
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