Join us in celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2021.

A historic visual meditation practice can be a way to observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. In this video you both learn how to use an icon or photograph to focus your meditative prayer, and you are invited to deeper reflection honoring the holiday.

The MLK Colorado Holiday Commission has also several wonderful ideas to honor Dr. King –

Other suggestions come from our student colleague, Daryl J. Walker:

Since in-person celebrations are off the table for now, below are some suggestions from the NY Times on ways to honor Dr. King this Monday.  Many of his writings are also readily available online for free, including the work with which we began our Monday evening discussions, “Letter From a Birmingham Jail.”  Here’s one link:  Letter from Birmingham Jail, by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (

From The New York Times: Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 9 Ways to Honor His Legacy  – Marches and parades are on pause this year. But streamed events and exhibitions are still commemorating King’s achievements.