New Dreams for MLK Day

Beautiful dreams, beautifully written. I share each and every one of them.


Today is the solemn anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. I would like to use this post as a tribute to MLK’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Given all that has transpired since the 2016 elections, I would like to add some clauses to the dream…
I have a dream that the leader of the US will believe in and uphold the principles of the Constitution that all men and women are created equal and have the right to free speech. This includes the freedom of the press- not the suppression or demonization of it.

I have a dream that children will no longer need to practice lockdown drills and people can freely walk their neighborhoods and attend concerts without fear of being gunned down because the Supreme Court will realize that the intentions of the second amendment are not reflected in today’s reality.


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I'm me - nothing unusual, just me. Widowed, 2 grown children who are my best friends, 1 dog, retired, loving being retired. I am woman, I am strong.
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3 Responses to New Dreams for MLK Day

  1. Lisa says:

    I’ve often wondered what sort of impact he would have made if he’d not been assassinated. Any kind of change always begins in the heart and, unfortunately, there are too many people on both sides of issues that have serious issues with their hearts. All that seems important is power and posturing. Oh, yeah, and jumping to incorrect conclusions. We pay tribute to MLK every year, but it doesn’t seem like too many people take his words to heart.

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  2. Robin says:

    Thank you for sharing that, Carol. I have similar dreams. I hope if enough of us dream that way, it will be so.

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