Why do people become violent and distrust? because the have experienced violence and has not been trusted.
The cycle of shame and violence doesn’t have to continue as Jesus showed us the way we can overcome such.
People blamed others who has married foreign women and force them to divorce or abandoned their wife as a way to stop the cyclone of violence.
Their are a lot of people who can be called church damaging , because of their past experiences.
Jesus received the Samaritan woman with such love and grace that she was transformed. The villagers has labelled her as an outcast because of her past life and conditionned her not to associate with the villagers.
She has to go in the afternoon to draw water, at such encounter at the well, she was amazed by Jesus courage and acceptance of who she was and help her to change her enslaved mentality of her past overshadowing her present.
When we receive that reconciliation, we should continue to spread the word to the world so that we can help to reconcile the world.
For Christ died for us why we are still sinners, that we might be saved and reconciled with God.