Nelson Mandela: My Inspiration (and "Inspirator")

Article Title: A Tribute (Short) to Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King and and Sharing a few Thoughts on Reconciliation, Forgiveness and Peace
Submitted by: Craig Lock
Category/Subject: Nelson Mandela, ‘Madiba’, Martin Luther King, Desmond Tutu, forgiveness, peace, social and political issues/problems

Craig’s new blog with thoughts and extracts from various writings is at craiglock.wordpress.com and

Other Articles are available at: http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/user/15565 and http://www.ideamarketers.com/library/profile.cfm?writerid=981 (Personal growth, self help, writing, internet marketing, ‘spiritual writings’ (how ‘airey-fairey’), words of inspiration and money management (how boring now, craig!)
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These thoughts (as with all my articles) may be freely published, electronically or in print
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“Those who say that religion has nothing to do with politics, don’t know what religion is.”
– Mahatma (Mohandas) Gandhi
Like Mohandas Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jnr stood for the universal rights of humanity.
“Martin Luther King had developed a sophistocated strategy of war fought with race, not…

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  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on Working, Striving towards a more Peaceful World.

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  2. craiglock Says:

    Hi
    CAN’T KEEP UP…BUT THANKS FOR THE “THANX”
    MANY MORE COMMENTS OVERNIGHT (many, already on this blog (together with hundreds of thousands on my various other blogs…true!) …so hope it’s not slowing down your loading speed!). Am really pleased you are enjoying my writings, as the reason I write is to share.
    Am having to remove many and so sorry can’t reply individually, but DO try to read as many as possible daily
    so “thanks for the thanx”

    “As we live and move and have our being, so from this vision, we create heaven in our own lives… and perhaps even heaven on earth.”
    – craig (as inspired by Acts 17:28 and the words of Felicia Searcy)

    “Aim at the earth and you may not get off the ground.
    “Aim at the stars and you may reach the moon.”
    “Aim at heaven and you’ll have earth thrown in…
    and you may even hit the stars.”
    – craig (as inspired by the famous quote by CS Lewis – 24th May 2012)

    “When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
    – Leonardo da Vinci

    http://www.creativekiwis.com/amazon.html

    “If a man is called to be a street-sweeper,
    he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
    or Beethoven composed music, or
    Shakespeare wrote poetry.
    He should sweep streets so well
    that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say,
    here lived a great street sweeper
    who did his job well.”
    – Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    The various books that Craig “felt inspired to write” are available at: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B005GGMAW4 and http://www.creativekiwis.com/amazon.html

    All proceeds go to needy and underprivileged children –
    MINE!
    PPS

    Instead of trying to reply to each one of you, I’ll just keep on writing

    “If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I’d type a little faster.”

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