Racial Struggle, Personal Reconciliation, and Hope for Redemption
On this day to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, my friend Mark Biddle shared an important word on his blog about how the struggle for justice is on that is never complete. We must always be working to increase awareness and to make justice a reality. One prayerful reminder of this is found in the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer where one of the congregational intercessions is "For all who work for justice, freedom and peace."
Mark includes a link in his blog post to the following video which tells the story of a redemptive reunion between Congressman John Lewis and Elwin Wilson, a man who had stood on the other side of of the civil rights struggle, back in 1961.