Respecting the Opposition – A Lesson from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., the most visible leader of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.  Growing up in Atlanta during that same period gave me a front-row seat on the non-violent protest strategy used by Dr. King.  I must confess to not always understanding, much … Continue reading Respecting the Opposition – A Lesson from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Epiphany

In 2004, one of our daughters joined the Peace Corps for a two-year assignment in the Republic of Georgia.  When she came home on furlough for Christmas, she chuckled at the prospect of experiencing two gift-giving celebrations that year on two continents, Christmas in the States and the Epiphany in the Republic of Georgia. Though … Continue reading The Epiphany