By Bruce Strom, originally posted at the Gospel Justice Initiative.
1. You are never too young, or old, to leave a justice legacy.
The memorial to Dr. King makes him a giant. I seem tiny in comparison from a photo from a recent trip with my son to DC to advocate for Dreamers. Each person must ask themselves, King’s profound question – “what are you doing for others?”
Dr. King was only 24 when he determined to no longer stand idly on the sidelines. By age 26 he was leading the Montgomery bus boycott. By age 35 he received a Nobel Peace Prize. No wonder we make him into a giant. But he wasn’t. Dr. King rolled out of bed each morning the same as you and I. Bathed in prayer, he made a conscious daily choice to do something to improve the lives of others.
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