Sunday Reflection 6th Sunday of Easter May 26th 2019


When the power of love overcomes the

Love of power the world will know peace’.

These eloquent sentiments expressed by

legendary American rock guitarist, Jimmi

Hendrix make the important connection

between love and peace, and mirror precisely

the words of Jesus in the Upper Room as He

bids farewell to His disciples. Having

appealed to His friends to love one another

Jesus now bequeaths to them the gift of peace.

Peace actually begins with love, and we find

peace when we live our lives through the lens

of love. The peace which Jesus offers is an

inner peace, knowing as He does that it is

‘peace within that makes beauty without’.

It is His gift, then, and it is only by opening

our hearts to Him that we can receive that

gift. A world without God can never know

peace. No God, no peace; know God, know