Today, August 28, marks the 51st anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.'”
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”
“What if we … look for the light … and amplify it?”
— Pancho Ramos Stierle of Casa de Paz (House of Peace)
I ran across this challenging and inspiring quote upon looking through yesterday’s posting from the DailyGood.org website ( a wonderful positive alternative news site, btw. Sign up for their daily emails!). The video below tells the story behind the quote:
A film by Michelle Moore.
Video from KarmaTube
Oh my goodness, what a better world we would have if we all adopted their five guiding principles:
Spirituality (spiritual striving)
●Gather for a group meditation practice together each morning and evening
●Live together as a family, making time for relationship and sharing
as local as possible
— La Casa de Paz webpage
Yes, let’s look for the light and make it brighter!
Am I getting Really Old, or is the heat Really Getting to me SEVERELY this summer? I walk outside here in Savannah, and simply wilt. Sort of like the Kardashians at the library.
I mean, seriously, just look at today’s temperature progression:
Come on now, really?
So stay cool this weekend!