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Alternative MLK Day, Jan. 15

Posted on: January 10, 2014



Alternative Dr. King Resources


Treasury of Celebrations: The Dream Lives On | Family Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday


Spirit of Simplicity: Quotes & Art

9 Quotations | 6 Quotations (After clicking on a link, use Martin Luther King in your computer’s “find” function.)

ART – Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
3-A543–Dr. King Was Right – Bulletin Insert/ART + text (After clicking on link, use item number in your computers’ “find” function.) | 4-A326–MLK profile [graphic above] | 4-A0961–Martin Luther King, Jr, Prayer | 4-A3882–Jan. 18: Dr. Martin Luther King Day – brief bio

What’s Now

  • Living More with Less UPDATED – Jan. 1 Podcast – Interview with the editor of the 30th Anniversary Edition of this seminal book for modern faith-based voluntary simplicity. MennoMedia BLOG about SLW! Podcast
  • New Year, New Daily Inspiration: free Simpler Living Alternative Daily Calendar – Jan. 1 Blog
  • 40th Anniversary: Non-Sentimental Journey We celebrated Alternatives’ 40 years of service in modest, curious ways, such as 2003: A Dome Odyssey. Reader Comment: (addressed to Pete, producer of most of Alternatives’ Iowa electronic resources): Watched the dome odyssey off of the Simple Living Works website. I laughed until I cried. That video is the funniest movie I’ve ever seen. You are so talented! — Elysha

What’s Coming

  • Let’s Get Ready for a Simple, More Meaningful Lent & Easter – Jan. 15 SLW! Podcast
  • Social Media Supplement to Simple Living 101: Tools for Activists Shy or Bold – Feb. 1 SLW! Podcast

What’s Happened

  • Explaining Santa to My Granddaughter – Reader Comment: Great job! I laughed out loud. The story you told about talking to her about Santa was CLASSIC! –E.R.I., Flagstaff, AZ

What Others Are Doing

More Resources

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*Treasury of Celebrations: published by Northstone, a division of Wood Lake Publications, BC, Canada, best known for its Seasons of the Spirit curriculum.

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To learn more about SLW! – our MISSION, for example — please listen to our getting-acquainted episodes, especially #1 and 2. We produce a half-hour podcast twice a month, hopefully educational and inspiring for you, your family and your congregation or group. We blog several times a week.

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