It's interesting that in the French translations of the bible, the word righteousness is translated as 'justice'. It reminds me that when I think of being right with God, I need to ask myself how well I am promoting justice and peace. Something to consider.
The picture shows my daughter Deborah participating in a peaceful protest outside the School of the Americas in Fort Benning Georgia a couple of years ago. Graduates of the school have killed hundreds, particularly in South America, including most famously Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador.