Daily Practice Category: daily prayer

Daily Practice 2016.02.11

Daily Practice 2016.02.11

Word: Today, I am inspired by the music of Nina Simone, poetry of Layman P'Ang, and sacred words of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. During Lent, I am taking a break from using people's words. I will return to that practice on March 28. For myself, during Lent, I am reading Reconciling Ministries devotional and yesterday, I decided that I am also going to listen to the speeches of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Yesterday, I heard this: You know, whenever Pharaoh wanted to prolong the period of slavery in Egypt, he had a favorite, favorite formula for doing it. What was that? He kept the slaves fighting among themselves. But whenever the slaves get together, something happens in Pharaoh's court, and he cannot hold the slaves in slavery. When the slaves get together, that's the begin