Considering all that is going on in the world, I did not want to wait until Martin Luther King Day, 2015 to post this. His message is needed every day and, it seems, especially in recent days. We truly must learn to live together and we must strive to protect the environment for ourselves, for each other and for future generations. What could be more important than this?
There are so many reasons to honor the memory and the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. My blog will be one of many to praise his courage, his compassion and his gift to move people with his words…a gift that most bloggers would love to have.
I was 16 in 1964 and I was deeply moved by King’s message of non-violent resistance. His cause was just. His words were eloquent and inspirational, moving those who agreed with him, and often those who did not.
I wish that we had such an inspiring voice for the cause of peace, disarmament and nonviolence today, and I truly believe that we need someone whose words can move both hearts and minds to speak to the impending environmental crisis that we, as a global community, are facing.
It is a crisis that we still don’t really see, just as we didn’t really see…
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