little bit of lagniappe

reflecting on everyday grace

Darkness and Light

In the wake of tragedies, news of social injustice, and daily suffering across our world, may we cling to hope in God who knows it all better than we could possibly imagine and in whom we must continue to trust.  May we also cling to the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, who, too, lived in dark times, and who, too, believed in the Light:

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

These words come from his address “Where Do We Go From Here?” in 1967.  Here we are, 46 years later, asking the same question.  We have much work to do, friends; let us arm ourselves with light and with love.


Single Post Navigation

3 thoughts on “Darkness and Light

  1. JLA on said:

    Yes. Beautifully said, Carter. Thank you.

  2. mama on said:

    So profoundly true and powerful, timely words, my writer….You are always shining your Light from Him…all my love, mama

  3. Judy on said:

    Carter, I needed to read this post today and to HEAR it. Thank you ! Sending peace and love your way. JO

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s