A Must Read: Dr Alveda King Father’s Day Reflection

Martin Luther King Jr,   Alfred Daniel  King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (left) is pictured with his brother, the Rev. Alfred Daniel King (father of Dr. Alveda King.) (AP)
Dr. Alveda C. King grew up in the civil rights movement led by her uncle, Dr.  Martin Luther King, Jr. She is a pastoral associate and director of  African-American outreach for Priests for Life and Gospel of Life Ministries.  Her family home in Birmingham, Ala., was bombed, as was her father’s church  office in Louisville, Ky. Alveda herself was jailed during the open housing  movement.

Check out this great piece from Alveda at Newsmax.  Here’s an excerpt:

…God gives us many blessings in life. Among the countless blessings experienced  in my now 61 years of life on earth are the lessons learned from my four  favorite mentors. Three of them are elders from my bloodline, and from them I  learned to receive God’s miracles, to have a compassionate heart and that love  never fails.

  Read the rest here

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