Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr. with awe and gratitude. His commitment, vision, courage and message are as meaningful and as inspirational today as they were 42 years ago. He embodied hope. We need that hope today as much as we ever did.

King was a realist-dreamer. He gave his life to the dream he shared with us. He lost his life  to the reality from which it emerged. How can we, even as we are buffeted by dark realities, hold onto hope? Offer hope to others?  Live according to King’s words?

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

                       ~Martin Luther King, Jr., A Testament of Hope

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