These words by Bobby Kennedy we true when he spoke them in 1968. Today, over 50 years later, they still resonate. Truth is a light that shines down through history undimmed by corrupt leaders espousing hatred and racism. What we really need in our country are true leaders willing to work for justice rather than enriching themselves and toeing the party line.
After watching the entire speech of France’s President to Congress I once again realized what a true world leader sounds like. Such a leader points the way to a better and brighter future for the entire world, sharing a vision of hope and promise.
One day I pray we will again have such leaders in our country.
If there isn’t a special place in Hell for those who willfully destroy the natural beauty of our beautiful planet, there should be. The unmitigated greed that blinds those raping our world’s natural resources is evil incarnate. Scott Pruitt, doing his best to dismantle the EPA is but one example.
Here is a person of faith that gets it. If only all white evangelicals could understand who they have strayed from the teachings of Jesus…
Not everyone would agree with Dr. King’s statement. I do. For me it’s a spiritual issue. But, I also understand that if one does disobey unjust laws there are consequences.
What do think? Does our moral responsibility include disobeying laws we feel are unjust? If so, why?
We are not drifting away from the truth. We are motoring away from it at maximum speed. #BLOTUS and the current administration is using Orwell’s 1984 as a playbook. We must not stop speaking the truth. Our survival as a democratic nation depends on it.