In 1966, Martin Luther King, Jr., said: "A riot is the language of the unheard." As my country experiences so much pain, so much injustice, so much anger, so much sorrow, and so much loss, all expressed in sweeping, massive protests, my intention is to ask: What, and who, have we refused to hear, that … Continue reading Listen
Celebrating the work of Dr. King, and the work of love.
50 years ago this week, we lost a leader in the movement to make our country, and our world, more humane.
Celebrating the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: peace is the path.
"I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear." MLK Jr.
It was the weekend of Martin Luther King Jr day in 2008 when a conversation with a friend sparked what would become An Alien's Guide to World Domination. We pondered the meaning of a holiday devoted to a complicated human who, nonetheless, consistently spoke of peace and love. We wondered if there were ways to … Continue reading Joining the conversation
It's wonderfully easy to find beautiful Martin Luther King Junior quotes to share on a glorious day in January: the sun is out in my town, the sky is blue, and I am free to love it all.
In honor of our annual celebration of MLK Jr's contributions, I read through some of his more famous quotes. This one spoke to me today. “Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society's punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict … Continue reading Or do it anyway.
"Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude." Martin Luther King, Junior I wrote 50,000-plus words in the Law of Immediate Forgiveness, and in eleven words the Reverend King said it all. And his life and death show the very real risks of spreading this message, far worse than Amy Moon and … Continue reading MLK Jr on forgiveness