The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr., delivered a speech on August 28, 1963, on the steps
of the Washington, D.C. Lincoln Memorial during the march on Washington
for Jobs and Freedom. In 1964 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
does his speech have to do with YOUR
“I have a dream that
one day this nation will rise up and live out the
true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident:
that all men are created equal.” I have a dream that one day on the red
hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave
owners will be able to sit down together at a table of brotherhood. I
have a dream that one day even the state of Mississippi, a desert
state, sweltering with the heat of injustice and oppression, will be
transformed into an oasis of freedom and justice. I have a dream that
my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be
judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their
character. I have a dream today.”
Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream. A
dream based on the true meaning of our nation’s creed: “We hold these
truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.”
But the human race is governed by an even more authoritative creed.
Do you realize that in prosperity terms we are all created equal and it
is every person’s birthright to access the abundance in this very rich
Do you think that the color of your skin or your gender or the social
or economic status to which you were born - or your past - determines your ability to
attract abundance into your life?
Yes, injustice and oppression have existed throughout history and in
modern times. We cannot deny the fact that human error thought – man
turning away from his spiritual light – has caused unimaginable
suffering and limitation in this world.
But I would like to say that if you are reading this today, you are
most likely not bound by that limitation. The only limitation that
exists for you is your own error thought – your own
reliance on your
personal history to determine your potential.
Many great successes have been born from the ghettos. Many
disadvantaged people have overcome personal and societal limitations to
shine their light and bring beauty, invention and change to humanity –
or to their communities.
On a radio show, I was asked if prosperity consciousness were
cultural. This was my answer…
“We know there are
people from every culture that may have been born
into poverty or raised in poverty who have become wealthy. So it’s not
that the law is not working culturally for most people. They just
haven’t learned to
work the law. They haven’t become aligned. So it can be cultural. It
can be societal. But I have a saying…'One with God is a majority.' It
doesn’t matter where you come from, what your cultural background is,
what your conditioning is. When you’re ready…if you’re
ready to advance…somehow you will attract the right
right knowledge…the right wisdom…to get you on your path. So I think
it’s an individual...maybe a soul decision, but I don’t think
'cultural' is an excuse to hold us back."
There is such an abundance of information available today about the
laws of mind and spirit that there is no excuse, cultural or otherwise,
that can keep you from expressing your potential and fulfilling your
Today we are celebrating one great man’s dream. Will you
use that as an inspiration to break the chains of limitation, seek your
freedom to prosper and to dust off your own dream?
Can you put aside all excuses based on personal and cultural history,
past experience and past conditioning and state, “I have a dream”…
And go for it?
Faith is taking the first step
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
(Read the full
text of his speech at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research
and Education Institute at Stanford University)
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