“I Have A Dream” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Jr. delivered the speech "I Have a Dream" on August 28, 1963, March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, advocating for civil and economic rights and an end to racial discrimination. At the height of the civil rights movement, King's speech to more than 250,000 supporters in Washington, D.C., at the Lincoln Memorial was … Continue reading “I Have A Dream” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Build One Another Up … Don’t Tear One Another Down

In the past few months, I have had the privilege of meeting female missionaries of color in Ghana. People outside of Ghana and even outside of the United States have given my name and phone number to these sisters that I have now met. I asked these women why they called me, assuming it was … Continue reading Build One Another Up … Don’t Tear One Another Down

Go With Him … It’s Always the Right Way

When we are little children, right and wrong are so very simple. Just do what parents allow and abstain from what they prevent. Stop when they say stop and proceed when they approve. This is not always so simple when you grow up. There are foundational dos and don'ts out of Exodus:  no idols, no using … Continue reading Go With Him … It’s Always the Right Way

Be light in the world – don’t be a showoff!

Our Savior, Jesus, modeled well what it means to be light in the world. He counseled against our putting on a show for the sake of "religion." All that we do should be motivated by a desire to earn God's approval rather than human acclaim. We are even warned against hypocrisy in helping people who … Continue reading Be light in the world – don’t be a showoff!

Lead Me, Oh Lord!

Lately, many who have the life spotlight have been doing some wicked things.  It can make you embarrassed to be American, or even human!  When you look at the actions of some, it can really make you look down on them; and raise your own self up a bit. Yes! Go ahead and admit it … Continue reading Lead Me, Oh Lord!