Thursday, May 12, 2011

D is for Darkness


Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

This post is linked to letter 'D' for Alphabe-Thursday. To read other posts, just click here.

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38 comments:

Jen said...

Yay! Love wins!!!! Pretty pic too!

summersundays-jw said...

Love this!

La said...

So true.

Nezzy said...

What a powerful punch packed in a small post! The picture alone makes a huge statement!

Love, that's what it all comes down to, right?

Have a blessed day my friend! :o)

Christine said...

Mr.King is so wise and every time I hear a quote from him I just know that he was touched by God for a purpose.

Cathy Kennedy said...

This reminds me of the scripture in the Bible in John 8:12(KJV) "I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but will have light of life."

Cathy Kennedy, Children's Author
The Tale of Ole Green Eyes

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Sue said...

Perfect picture to accompany a great post!

=)

Jo said...

Showin' some love.
"D" is de "light",go to the light!
where there is love,and bright sunny smiles,opened eyes,and no more "D" arkness.Love this post.
~Jo
LazyonLoblolly

Lola said...

So very true!

XOXO Lola:)

Pondside said...

Truly!
...and the gift of darkness (although we may have a hard time with this) is the light that we appreciate all the more.

Wombat Central said...

I'm enthusiastically pressing the "Like" button! :)

Mama Zen said...

Beautiful!

fredamans said...

Amazing photo!

upinthecosmos said...

Great picture for some awesome words!

Terra said...

you win. timely, well said (quoted) and the picture to go with is perfect.

Rebecca S. said...

This quote went viral within the Facebook community recently - especially among my American friends :)

Ms. A said...

Love it and LOVE the image!

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Amen!

H said...

Very true :)

Catherine Love said...

Wise words and a lovely photo!

Lourie said...

Amen to that!

Ames said...

I sure hope Blogger puts everyone's comments back. I've lost all of mine.

This is a beautiful pic Jenny. And a beautiful quote too!~Ames

Jenny said...

Thank you Miss Ames. I'm trying to decipher A-T and it's giving me a headache so I think I'm just going to go watch cartoons with Miss Mo! I just put up a picture of my tattoo dresser progress...which isn't much! ha!

lissa said...

a quote full of wisdom, of cause, it would be nice if it would so easy

have a great day.

storybeader said...

very profound. Had to think about that one! {:-D

Judie said...

I know you had way more comments on this post. Why??? Because it is beautiful and true!!!

Betty (picture circa 1951) said...

Thank you for sharing that great quote.

edenhills said...

This is a beautiful picture for that wonderful quote. Perfect!

Teresa

Amanda said...

He was so right. It can be hard to remember that.

Tracy said...

What a true set of words

Lola said...

Back again wishing you a lovely weekend! (But not to Blogger - losing us all our lovely comments!)

XOXO Lola:)

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Sometimes the elementary things pack the biggest punch. Dr. King knew that.

☆☆Mumsy said...

That is a wonderful quote to live by, and the photo is fantastic.

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Beautiful photo and great quote...
& Ah! I think some of my comments were lost too :o(

Did you get all mine that I left before this Blogger maintenance thing happened? (I had tried to catch up on some of your past posts!)

Blessings & Aloha!

noexcuses said...

Great comment on Darkness. I love it!

Splendid Little Stars said...

great quote! (I hope all was restored!)

Jennifer said...

one of my favorite quotes. :)

Serline said...

Reminds me of the song that my hubby has been singing these few days, Chris Tomlin's "God of This City", with the second verse:

You're the Light in this darkness
You're the Hope to the hopeless
You're the Peace to the restless
You are