May We #ReclaimMLK With Mindfulness

January 20, 2015 4:16 PM

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On Jan. 19, as our collective energy buzzes at 1:30 p.m. on 440N Broad St., as we begin marching at 2 p.m. and finish symbolically on Independence Mall at 3:30 p.m., may we hold close the humble teachings of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, a peaceful warrior who inspired Dr. King. In fact, Dr. King formally nominated Thich Nhat Hanh for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize.

If anger about education inequality pulses through us as we march, may we come back home to our breath and "take care of our anger as though it were our younger sibling."

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