Violence is Weakness, Prayer is Power

What is power and what is weakness? What is active and what is passive? In the Christchurch mosque terror attack on Friday, 15 March Naeem Rashid tried to stop the shooter but was killed trying to save others' lives. Abdul Aziz confronted the perpetrator with an EFTPos machine, called out 'Look! I'm in the car park; come park - come this way, come this way!' to draw the shooter away from the people in the mosque and then chased the shooter away with a discarded and unloaded shotgun. What we saw during that terrible and cowardly attack was the selfless humanity of  people who rushed to the aid of others both from within and outside of the mosque. We were presented with the stark contrast of someone who had surrendered their…
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