MLK Day: “What are you doing for others?”

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Grego talks about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his quote of, "Life's most persistent and urgent  question is , what are you doing for others?"

"Martin Luther King, Jr. is quoted as having asked, 'Life's most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?' A great question to ponder on a day when we remember the life and accomplishments of the slain civil-rights leader. A day off for many but with the question about doing for others, one web site called for it to be instead a day on!! Call it giving back, paying it forward, serving your community.  It's the start of a new year and people are trying to get in shape, or find a new job that pays more. And stick to resolutions, not smoke or drink or spend as much,  but along with those pledges to help 'self' is there room to do a little more for someone else?  People volunteer their time to charitable organizations or their church and find great fulfillment in that. Then again, it doesn't have to be elaborate. Showing love to a complete stranger or one random act of kindness a day works! If you're not a people person, heck donate blood. I did it yesterday. Your red blood cells could help save the lives of six patients suffering with leukemia or cancer. Shedding your own blood to help others! Yeah that counts!  We have a choice. We can do nothing and hope someone else does, or make our little corner of the world a better place with action like Martin Luther King, Jr. did."