Who Am I (16)? Just and Unjust

The world is a very unfair place. In what ways am I a part of the problem?

Injustice, North Porch
Injustice tipping the scales held by Justice

My Prayer:

May I face my own selfishness and become more able to care about justice for all, I pray.

Justice, North Porch
Justice holding balances in one hand, and a sword (now missing) in the other

Scriptural Touchstone: 

Give justice to the weak and the orphan; maintain the right of the lowly and the destitute. Psalm 82:3 (NRSV)

God has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does God require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?  Micah 6:8

Invitation To Pray:

Justice and Injustice, North Porch by Jill K H Geoffrion

Are you willing to pray and work for justice? If so, what prayers are emerging in your body, mind, heart, and imagination? Pray them now.

Photos:  Justice and injustice (carved between 1194-1230) on the archway above the east portal of the north porches of the Chartres Cathedral in France.

Virtues & Vices, North Porch by Jill K H Geoffrion

Other posts in this series that seeks to explore the prayer of St. Francis of Assisi: Who are God? And who am I?
Anslem’s Spiritual Beatitudes:
Who Am I? (1) The Virtues and the Vices
Who Am I? (2) Beautiful
Who Am I? (3) Free!
Who Am I? (4) Honorable
Who Am I? (5) Joyful in the Deepest Sense of the Word
Who Am I? (6) Sensual
Who Am I? (7) Agile
Who Am I? (8) Strong

The Virtues and the Vices (Medieval Sculptures):
Who Am I? (9) Faithful and Unfaithful
Who Am I? (10) Hopeful and Despairing
Who Am I? (11) Giving and Greedy Who Am I? Centered and Lost
Who Am I? (12) Humble and Prideful
Who Am I? (13) Wise and Foolish
Who Am I? (14) Gentle and Harsh
Who Am I? (15) Courageous and Cowardly

Jill K H Geoffrion

Serving as a contemplative Christian minister and artist by compassionately and creatively inspiring others to seek a deeper relationship with God and a more meaningful life of service.

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