Sharing of spiritual journey using short essays and personal dream reflections.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
OBSERVATION ON THE MOVIE 'LINCOLN...December 2, 2012
Sadly, it was only by convincing many who
finally signed the 13th amendment ,making slavery illegal, that it did
'not mean' moral and theological equality of blacks and whites that they
reluctantly signed it. It did mean full equality of the races then to
the wisest and more morally sensitive.
So in spite of much clinging
bigotry 'right and good' took the day and a higher moral road for the
country was taken. I'm glad these stragglers at least were willing to
take a stand that black persons were 'equal under the law' but it
demonstrated how far many still had to go to come into the fuller moral
truth. As someone said, 'Tolerance is far better than hate but it is
never enough in the long run for all human injustices...only love is.'
It can make one pause to ask what social injustices today do we in
mass tend to be stragglers and late comers in giving our heartfelt