Friday, November 21, 2014


I am not recommending you go and see the war movie, "Fury."  There is a lot of violence as one would expect in a war movie.  It is war.  But at the end of the movie, amidst all this violence and killing, there is a singular act of kindness.  It is a kindness that is no way reinforced by all the fighting going on around it.  It can only be "grace" that came into play.  What it says to me is that just when all hope for humanity is gone, something happens to resurrect hope.  Can we do acts of kindness, let grace work in us, when all around us is bad behavior?  I will try.

1 comment:

  1. I too was moved by that action. The New Yorker used the word visceral in their review---very appropriate. I think the thing we don't bring to mind during any conflict is that every combatant is someone's child no matter which side they are on and perhaps personal values spring up too at times. One would hope.