“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King Jr.
One of the persistent themes that flows throughout speeches and quotes from Martin Luther King Jr. was that of service.
He seemed to understand that service to others was part of the path to prosperity that he and the people he led were seeking.
Think about the situation though.
They were persecuted, belittled, beaten and mistreated in every way possible. It would have been difficult to live in that environment and have your thoughts be focused on serving others.
But he knew that love and service would win out. He knew that the only way to rise above it all was to be better than their oppressors.
As we think about Martin Luther King Jr. let’s remember to focus on service to others regardless of our current circumstances. It is the sure path to victory and happiness in the long run.
Make it a great day.