Month: April 2014

It was the evening of April 4, 1968 – and I was almost five years old. Sometime that evening, with the news playing in the background I stood beside my mother’s chair and stared into her face as she cried softly.  Martin Luther King, Jr. had been killed. Was he a member of our family? […]

“Give us grace, O God, to dare to do the deed that we all know cries to be done.  Let us not hesitate because of ease,  or the words of men’s mouths,  or our own lives.  Mighty causes are calling us –  the freeing of women and men,  the training of children, the putting down […]