We celebrate the life, vision, and accomplishments of Martin Luther King, Jr. This is important in an age where we are encouraged to broadcast and promote ourselves, to enlarge ourselves and achievements. Martin Luther King Jr. had a vision that was larger than himself. He had a vision of a world characterized by non-violence, peaceful co-existence, equality, reconciliation and the resolution of strife, and the lifting up the oppressed all emanating from the love of God. This love pushes us beyond ourselves and causes us to invest in the the welfare of all. So as we celebrate and remember Dr King, we cannot afford to ignore the vision. We must go beyond ourselves and reach out with God’s love for the common good.
Loving God, Loving Neighbor