“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. “ Mother Teresa.
Deuteronomy 10:19 You shall love the stranger, for you were once strangers in the land of Egypt.
Luke 10:27 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbour as yourself.
Matthew 25:35 I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.
Romans 12:13 Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers.
Acts 10:34 Then Peter began to speak to them: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him.
Colossians 3:11 In that renewal there is no longer Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave and free; but Christ is all and in all.
Matt. 25:40 Truly I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of my brethren you did it to me
We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future …to move forward we must recognise that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one earth community with a common destiny … towards this end, it is imperative that we, the peoples of Earth, declare our responsibility to one another, to the greater community of life, and to future generations. The Earth Charter 1992
Lord make us instruments of your Peace – Amen