The Facts of Life

ImageFacts of life, new generations and minorities are speaking out and technology is key. Today, I have read, seen more post, tweets, blogs, photos and videos regarding Dr. Martin Luther King than ever before and the inauguration, the second term of a black president. We shall overcome; we are overcoming.

The holiday used to be a joke. Most took a day off from work or school and few recognized the importance of what this day truly means.

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Once again, the tide has shifted. New generations are being born, older generations are dying and others are accepting game changing roles and making a difference. Equality becomes paramount, when women become empowered and minorities speak out. The vote in November of 2012 spoke volumes. Today, the volume was turned up.

What next, a women President? How dare we, as a nation even speak of such a thing? Times are changing at a rapid pace, but we still have a long way to go.  I am not watching from a far. Nope, no madam, no sir – not me, I’m a front-liner doing my best to promote equality, non-harming, awareness, balance and simplicity. What we do for ourselves dies with us, what we do for others and the world remains immortal. What we are doing today is making the world a better place to live and it’s about time.

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