Okay, so I purposely waited until the day after to pay homage to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“Why?”, you ask. Well…I believe that what he stands for is too big to box in and should remain on the minds and hearts of people day in and day out. This is the only way his dream is kept alive and his legacy will live on.
Far too often we wait for a designated day to celebrate when we can celebrate each and everyday. Our lives can be a living testimony. How awesome would that be?!
This stark reality hit me when I heard a call to cease fire on the radio this year as a descendent of Dr. Kings petition that people take an oath of nonviolence in thought and deed as a gesture of reverence for his sacrifices and those of countless others.
Dr. Kings dream has come to pass in many ways, yet there remains so much more we can do. I have a dream. I dream about a day where my children are not bullied at school, I yearn for a day when inequality exists no more, and I dream of a day when the need for a cease fire no longer exists.
Do you have a dream? If not, therein lies the problem.
As Dr. King once said, “Our lives end the day we become silent about things that matter.” Don’t let the dream die, keep dreaming.
P16 is Your Life….HATCHED!