Lord, make me an instrument of peace

The Prayer of Saint Francis Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master,  grant that I may not … Continue reading Lord, make me an instrument of peace

Why the peace movement needs to shift focus, and fast

Traditionally the peace movement has focussed on holding states to account for their injustices through tactics that rob them of their moral authority and social support. Think Ghandi. Think Martin Luther King. This tradition is outdated. Here's why: The rise of non-state actors The first reason traditional pacifism is outdated is this, we are no … Continue reading Why the peace movement needs to shift focus, and fast

Christian Prayers for Peace

Prayer for Peace Lord, make me an instrument of Thy peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much … Continue reading Christian Prayers for Peace