Perhaps if others had suffered they would've been kinder in their judgements and more merciful in their behaviour. Perhaps they would've made more of an effort to encourage and strengthen and less effort to magnify flaws and mistakes.
For those of you who choose to stay "neutral" to domestic violence by remaining silent. You're enabling the abuser to continue, if not helping. I watched those I turned to enable it to continue and help me to blame myself.
Here are eight wise quotes from pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident and founding member of the Confessing Church, Dietrich Bonhoeffer who was and continues to be one of the most influential theologians of the century.