Violence is very much a part of everyday life the world over. Despite Jesus' teaching to the contrary in Sunday's Gospel, there is very much a sense of an eye-for-an-eye retaliation. Oftentimes, there is massive retaliation all out of proportion to the original act(s) of violence.
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Choose fire or water, life or death the Wise Man says. Choose to be grumpy, withdrawn and negative, or choose the opposite behavior. In the Second Reading Paul talks about the wisdom of this age and the prevailing wisdom is to choose anything but anything that helps us to avoid suffering, pain...
In Sunday's Gospel, Jesus says that His followers are a light to the world and salt of the earth. Our religion is not to be a private affair. Light is meant to be seen; salt is meant to be used. But how to be seen? How to be used?