Monday, January 16, 2012

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service

"True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it is not haphazard and superficial. It comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring. A true revolution of values will soon look uneasily on the glaring contrast of poverty and wealth. With righteous indignation, it will look across the seas and see individual capitalists of the West investing huge sums of money in Asia, Africa and South America, only to take the profits out with no concern for the social betterment of the countries, and say: "This is not just."... A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death."
Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
April 4, 1967

What an incredible mind and heart.  May we be moved to action, to service, to a revolution of values. 

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