And we will respond with love… Nothing justifies the use of violent means to achieve our goals.
Amen and amen!! Jesus did call us to be different - to be united - to love our enemies - and to be known by the love we show. I don't recall that He ever said take up arms and fight. We also know that Satan is the father of lies and chaos. When we give in to the chaos and confusion around us, we are exactly where he wants us to be. Distracted, NOT doing what Jesus is calling us to do. Thank you for this thoughtful reflection.
I'm sure you'll get some disagreement on this but I believe that you are spot on. We have gospel and kingdom work to do. There's no time to be distracted by other battles.