“If you want to make peace, don’t talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.” Desmond Tutu
What have you done this week to create peace in your heart, your family, or your community?
Spiritually Inspiring Talk
Last night I was mesmerized by Greg Barrett, a Pulitzer-nominated author who spoke about his latest book, The Gospel of Rutba: War, Peace, and the Good Samaritan Story in Iraq. This is the story of how Rutba, a rural desert town in western Iraq, rescued three American peacemakers during the Shock and Awe bombings of 2003. Not far from the Jordanian border, the peacemakers’ taxi careened off the road and crashed. One of the occupants was very seriously injured. A truckload of Iraqis found them and took them to a small clinic in Rutba where the hospital had recently been destroyed by American Bombs. Despite the destruction and lack…
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