On this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, we remember the things he said.
From his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to his sermons from the pulpit, in which he said things many people didn’t want to hear.
Dr. King challenged pretty much everyone, from whites to fellow blacks, from those of all faiths and of course he challenged politicians and those in government. He was not afraid to say what he thought needed to be said during his life as he waged his non-violent battle for peace that came to an end through an act of violence.
So it makes you wonder what the reverend Dr. King would say today, if he were around now.
Chances are he’d still be calling for what he was calling for back in the 1960’s. He’d be calling for equal opportunity for all. He’d be calling for people to love and not hate, and he’d be calling for people to follow the examples of goodness and faith from the Bible that he talked about everywhere he went.
And now at a time of political and cultural division, what would he say today?
There are several things he said back then that would be good for him to say today.
Among them, what he said about not judging people based on what they look like on the outside but on what their character is on the inside. And what he said about all of us having come on different ships, but all being in the same boat now.
Words worth remembering for all of us….on this day we remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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