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Monday; January 15

Martin Luther King was a very charismatic and quotable speaker.  Some of the most memorable quotes from the second half of the 20th Century came from the man who lead his followers to “dream dreams” and “scale mountain tops”.  We don’t have the time or space to record all of Dr. King’s memorable quips, but, the other day I came across two that struck a chord with me.  On one occasion King challenged, “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”.  As I thought about this in light of modern times I was reminded that our effort to bring value to all lives will have peaks and valleys.  Both personally and socially, there will be eras marked by great strides and then there will be periods of struggle.  Yet, no matter where we find ourselves we must strive to do and be better.  No, we aren’t where we could be (and we may not be where we should be), but we cannot allow anyone to reverse our directi…