Are we for peace? Are we at peace? These are good questions. Henri Nouwen begins a work entitled A Spirituality of Peacemaking by quoting a psalmist: “Long enough I have been dwelling with those who hate peace. I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for fighting” (Psalm 120:6-7).
As an MCC volunteer serving in MexicoI admit that I am still growing in my sense of what it means to be someone who advocates for peace….