Tag: Martin Luther King

finding my voice

On Monday this week, I marched along with thousands of others in honor and memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The diversity of voices from inquisitive preschoolers to wise elders filled my ears with hope and love and justice. This morning,… Continue Reading “finding my voice”

remembering this day

I’m sure many of us recall where we were when we first witnessed or heard the news about the World Trade Center or the Pentagon or Flight 93 in Pennsylvania.  I recall being on vacation with our family, my child’s father turning on the… Continue Reading “remembering this day”

quotes: meditating on love

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.  ~Martin Luther King, Jr. Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this… Continue Reading “quotes: meditating on love”

honoring the man who dared to stand

In honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther’s King’s celebrated day today, I have selected some of my favorite quotes by him.   I consider him to be one of my heroes, and his words have mentored me through many a season in my life.… Continue Reading “honoring the man who dared to stand”

honoring the man who dared to stand

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. -Martin Luther King, Jr.  

lessons learned: finding my voice

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. ~Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Almost 7 years ago, I sent an email to a friend.  She was in the midst of many challenges, and I wanted to be… Continue Reading “lessons learned: finding my voice”

the words of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King

In honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther’s King’s celebrated day tomorrow, I have selected some of my favorite quotes by him.   I consider him to be one of my heroes, and his words have mentored me through many a season in my life. … Continue Reading “the words of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King”