Thank you Amy Williams for the book recommendation!
In the year that I was born, at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Atlanta, GA, Martin Luther King Jr. said this: “I have decided to love. If you are seeking the highest good, I think you can find it through love. And the beautiful thing is that we are moving against wrong when we do it, because John was right, God is love. [The one] who hates does not know God, but [the one] who has love has the key that unlocks the door to the meaning of ultimate reality.” (Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?, 1967).
The very next year King was murdered.
Dr. Cornel West said this about King’s dream: “he wanted us to be love-struck, not color blind”—it is not that we ignore someone’s race but acknowledge and embrace it, we must “remember that it’s part of who that…
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