Originally posted on My Blog:
Reflections for MLK Day: May Our Grasp on Dr. King’s Vision, However Seemingly Tenuous, Not Weaken Further
By Ken K. Gourdin
I have tried to make it a tradition in recent years to do something related to the “holidays” on the calendar such as Martin Luther King Day; something which will mark the day as at least a little more significant than simply “a Monday off,” or a day to do things on a weekday that I normally don’t get to do, such as going out to eat or going to the movies. In that spirit, in recent years I have tried to read the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” each Martin Luther King Day.