Peacemakers

A few days ago, I made my longest prayer at Vatican’s St.Paul Basilica. Yesterday, at the ancient city of Pompeii, I’m reminded that the downfall of the unbelievably civilized Roman Empire is invasion of Barbarians.

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Barbarians still exist today, says the tour guide: terrorist who destroys nations and kill another person in the name of any God or ideals.

 

Especially learning about the recent beheading of Sotloff and the reason behind it, I only hope to be a moderate follower. One who shows God’s goodness through (unimposing) actions and kind words.

Sometimes I feel what the world needs now is peacemakers more than pious people.