MEJDI Co-Founder Aziz Abu Sarah’s new article – “How I Learned to Forgive my Brother’s Murderers”

MEJDI Co-Founder Aziz Abu Sarah has a new article published on the TED website entitled How I Learned to Forgive my Brother’s Murderers. In this article, he states:

I can’t forget my brother. I don’t think what happened to him is OK. But forgiveness is not about condoning violence or renouncing justice. It’s setting yourself free from anger so that it doesn’t consume you. That energy can then be used to bring people together. Now, whenever I read the paper and see more people being killed, the energy of my rage is transmuted into the question: “What can I do to stop this?” That kind of anger, I think, is okay.

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