“A third reason why we should love our enemies is that love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.  We never get rid of an enemy by meeting hate with hate; we get rid of an enemy by getting rid of enmity.  By its very nature, hate destroys and tears down; by its very nature, love creates and builds up.  Love transforms with redemptive power.”

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

This wonderful quote appeared in my newsfeed on facebook from the Dayton International Peace Museum.  We should all take some time today to contemplate what a wonderful influence Martin Luther King, Jr. has had on our society.  He had the courage to speak while others saw the same injustice and said nothing.