Back to RJ Archive

Duality or trinity, scales or circles: What approach for justice in a new generation?

July 4, 2009

We can never eliminate the shadow of injustice. We can only change the
composition of the elements in the circles of our communities, our
families, and ourselves, so that the momentum for justice, peace,
honor, integrity, and healing or restoration outweighs the recognition
of and dwelling within past harms. In my mind, there is no coincidence
that symbols for recycling and sustainable energy share the visual
elements of the triangle within the circle, the trinity.  Are we
moving, as a culture, from a view of the scales of justice to the
circle of justice? I think we are.

Read the whole entry.


Blog PostDefinition of RJPotential of RJPrisonsRJ and the WorkplaceRJ in SchoolsRJ TheoryStatutes and LegislationTeachers and Students
Support the cause

We've Been Restoring Justice for More Than 40 Years

Your donation helps Prison Fellowship International repair the harm caused by crime by emphasizing accountability, forgiveness, and making amends for prisoners and those affected by their actions. When victims, offenders, and community members meet to decide how to do that, the results are transformational.

Donate Now