The saddest face I ever saw on Martin Luther King was at the funeral of the four little girls slain in Birmingham, Alabama.
Civilizations may clash, but they surely fall if robbed of light from above. It could come from the 1 percent or the 99%, but a guiding light is needed to keep the United States from becoming the rubble of past great civilizations.
Let's be cautious about relying so much on material things that we have no energy left for the spiritual aspects of our lives.
The Occupy Wall Street project feels like a burning ember that might light the torch of justice and inflame our longing for freedom.
My church has an historical emphasis on peace, but we can't enjoy peace without honoring the blood our soldiers shed for it.
Given the historical power differential between blacks and whites, blacks are required to be attentive to the way their white counterparts see themselves in relation to people of color if they want to survive and even thrive.