Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 22, 2008
For Martin Luther King Day. The words we offer fall into the thorny thicket of anxiety, despair, and distraction. Like King with his dream, we the church can give hands and feet to help those so captured.
Our back yard is a thorny thicket. Other people have manicured lawns, with friendly plants laid out in neat rows. But our back yard is a tangled thorny thicket.
Along one fence there are blackberries, growing in long canes that have to be tied up lest they wander into the next county. They