We’ve heard many people say and have often said ourselves that justice is doing one’s own work and not meddling with what isn’t one’s own … Then, it turns out that this doing one’s own work-provided that it comes to be in a certain way-is justice.

He was expressing his certainty that my appeal would be granted, but I was carrying the burden of a sin from which I had to free myself. According to him, human justice was nothing and divine justice was everything. I pointed out it was the former that had condemned me.

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