A great leader is courageous yet filled with compassion, strong yet willing to yield, driven by wisdom and committed to the greater good. A person of the people, willing to sacrifice for others.
Thank you God, for the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King.
Each year I post as a way of remembering Dr. King. Now more than ever, may we seek leaders with values like his. May we remember, and continue the work.
Writing © Copyright 2019, ancient skies, image from a Cleveland news source
Death will not speak to us, when we lift our poems,
as banners waving
in the wind,
and our words we will fling
into the heart of darkness,
the Goliath we call hate.
And in the end, we win
because love always wins.
is our warfare.
Poetry and Image © Copyright 2017, ancient skies
From my good friend Lionel – please see his original post. We stand together against hate.
All post for this week will be devoted to denouncing racism. “The moment we forget, we repeat.” – Lionel RACISM – prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one’s own race is superior. Synonyms: racial discrimination, racialism, racial prejudice, xenophobia, chauvinism, bigotry, casteism The belief that […]
via Thought for the day — Lionel Sneed Ministries
Visions now of boot polish smeared,
a fast brush on leather,
ehoes of shouting, boots running, cascading down our streets,
stomping our bricks,
pounding our sanity, meanwhile
three brave souls in Virginia have perished
history haunting us, taking revenge
but may the gentle spirits – rest in peace.
I don’t really have a helmet, but I can sure make us some signs
for next time.
Poetry © Copyright 2017, ancient skies