Sway the World: The Martin Luther King in Us

A little love can sway the world.  We’ll look back in history we see how little acts influenced larger outcomes.  Then, in our own lives, the same applies.  Little changes in our spirit, mind, and mood make for little acts of love in our world.  This then goes out to sway our whole world in ways we don’t yet know, but will. Henry David Thoreau, friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson, refused to pay his tax because it was going to help fund the war on Mexico.  Put in jail overnight (where he penned his classic “On Civil Disobedience”) his friend Ralph Waldo came to his window and asked, “Henry, what are you doing in there?”  Henry replied, “No, Ralph, [allow…

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