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Finding Peace Finding Peace by Jean Vanier
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“When we love and respect people, revealing to them their value, they can begin to come out from behind the walls that protect them.”
Jean Vanier, Finding Peace
“Peace is the fruit of love, a love that is also justice. But to grow in love requires work -- hard work. And it can bring pain because it implies loss -- loss of the certitudes, comforts, and hurts that shelter and define us.”
Jean Vanier, Finding Peace
“True peace can rarely be imposed from the outside; it must be born within and between communities through meetings and dialogue and then carried outward.”
Jean Vanier, Finding Peace
“We can be seduced...by powerful political groups that promise more wealth and lower taxes. Those with power can use clever, psychological tricks and play upon our weaknesses and brokenness in order to attract us to their way of thinking. We can be manipulated into illusion.”
Jean Vanier, Finding Peace
“[Happiness] comes when we choose to be who we are, to be ourselves, at this present moment in our lives.”
Jean Vanier, Finding Peace
“We work for peace every time we exercise authority with wisdom and authentic love.”
Jean Vanier, Finding Peace
“To forgive is a gift of God that permits us to let go of our past hurts.”
Jean Vanier, Finding Peace