Monday, January 21, 2013

Inauguration Day and MLK Day, Yay!!!

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Today is a very special day for so many reasons…  We have President Barack Obama being sworn in for his second term as our First Afro-American President of the United States and we also celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

I’d like to say that one man saw the dream and spoke it into existence, though it tarried, here 50 years later, we as Americans are seeing the manifestation of the spoken word…  Talk about having faith and seeing the vision in the supernatural, yet speaking it into the here and now causing “the words” to become life…

As we celebrate another historic event with the inauguration of President Obama and honor the memories of Dr. King, I encourage us to pay special tribute to the past, acknowledging its effects both negative and positive on our present, all while contemplating the direction we desire to go as it relates to humanities future.

We as Americans have what it takes to solve the various problems that plague our communities and threatens a promising tomorrow for coming generations.  And the only way of truly solving these problems (in my opinion), will first begin with honestly respecting our cultural differences, knowing that these same dissimilarities also serve as the bases to understanding the commonalities we share as human beings...

We SHOULD Honor This Day, BUT, Genuinely Serve Every Day, Remembering We’re More Alike Than Different!!   So, as we enjoy the festivities of today serving others, let’s collectively plan consciously on how we will continue to serve on tomorrow and the day after…  Dr. King said, “What are you doing for others?”  And I say “What more can you do to serve others?”  Happy Inauguration Day and MLK Day!!! 

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