a few days late (I was offline chilling with friends, braving blowing snow on rural NY roads, and buying monk’s bread from the Abbey of the Genesee – which I highly recommend visiting), but it’s always a good day to quote MLK – and always, and even more, timely to take such words to heart, and try to embody and enact them in our daily lives – starting right now, right where we are.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
I have decided to stick to love…Hate is too great a burden to bear.
-Martin Luther King Jr.
and these thoughts from Trip Lee: