Martin Luther King, Jr.
I read an article today about some of the connections between Martin Luther King, Jr and Latter-day Saints. While I consider some of the connections tenuous at best, it's still worth the read—mostly for this quote:
When our days become dreary with low hovering clouds and our nights become darker than a thousand midnights, let us remember that … [God] is able to make a way out of no way, and transform dark yesterdays into bright tomorrows.
Martin Luther King spoke these words in a sermon at Temple Israel in Hollywood in 1965. They are so powerful to me, especially now, when I feel sort of lost in life.
I wish I could have heard just one of his speeches. I have no doubt that he was one of the greatest—if not the greatest—speakers the world has ever known. Take a look at some of his words:
Or here, watch him speak:
Thing I'm thankful for: Skype