Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere

Today I read the Letter from a Birmingham Jail written by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  I do not remember ever reading this truly amazing piece of writing.  I trust it will not be the last time I read it and reflect on its meaning. Yes, the letter is long but as Dr. King himself... Continue Reading →

Let There Be Light

An ancient phrase with metaphorical meaning of spreading knowledge and dispelling ignorance.  Today is a day to think of that light, a light inside each of us.  May we think of it tomorrow as well. Martin Luther King Jr. reminds us of that light and more. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.... Continue Reading →


Today is the 50th anniversary of the speech Martin Luther King Jr. made at the base of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC concerning Civil Rights.   The speech is widely considered one of the best in American history and remains an inspiration. I visited Washington DC last week and saw the early preparation for the remembrance... Continue Reading →

Darkness Cannot Drive Out Darkness

Today is Martin Luther King Day in the United States.   A day to remind us that the journey, and at times struggle, continues.    Darkness is real.    It is up to us to allow tomorrow to be lighter than today. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that.  Hate cannot drive out hate: only love... Continue Reading →

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