The positive affirmation of peace

“We will not build a peaceful world by following a negative path. It is not enough to say we will not wage war. It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it. We must concentrate not merely on the negative expulsion of war, but on the positive affirmation of peace.” — Martin Luther King,Continue reading “The positive affirmation of peace”

an inescapable network of mutuality

“All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny.  Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly.  I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be, and you can never be what you ought to be until I am whatContinue reading “an inescapable network of mutuality”

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today is celebrated as Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Dr. King’s actual birthday was January 15. Bob and I recently say the movie The Butler.  I don’t usually cry at movies but tears were streaming down my face the entire time.  Since then I have been thinking about the young people today who did notContinue reading “Martin Luther King Jr. Day”