Martin Luther King Jr Day-
A day we don’t take off from school,
but rather reflect on it’s meaning (and divine purpose).
Katie-girl created the meme above as her assignment.
We came to the conclusion that God’s Golden rule …
“Do to others what you would have them do to you”
is the quickest path to peace.
I find Martin Luther King Jr’s quote,
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that”,
to be quite profound.
Why do we still struggle, cept by sin alone.
Evil exists, but so does hope.
Our family discussed that each one of is a part of the peace process.
To understand that concept better,
we wrote down all the words that could mean peace
(on a dove as a symbol of peace).
…on the other side of our dove we did fingerprints of ethnic diversity,
as a symbol that Jesus Loves All the Children (people) of the World.
(yes, that is a Sunday School song *smile*)
We also watch a Reading Rainbow episode on Martin Luther King Jr,
as well as listen to his (famous) speech.
What God inspired in Dr King ain’t no holiday…
it should be a life style.
“To recognize that all men are created equal,
that we may all be judged not by the color of our skin,
… but by the content of our character,
that we should all be able to sit down at the table of brotherhood
We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”
What do you choose?