Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Mohandas Gandhi, assasinated Jan 30, 1948
Icon by Robert Lentz
"The only people on earth who do not see Christ and His teachings as nonviolent are Christians." -- Mohandas Gandhi
"He began to discard the symbols of white Western superiority. He gave up all Western clothes; he refused to eat Western foods. He rejected the Western lifestyle. He stopped aping the oppresor in order to bring the oppressed a new appreciation of themselves. He made brownness a holy color."
--Joan Chittister, Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania
"A lot of people are waiting for Martin Luther King or Mahatma Gandhi to come back -- but they are gone. We are it. It is up to us. It is up to you." — Marian Wright Edelman
Posted by W at 12:00 PM