Thursday, December 15, 2011

A chord is struck

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

As I have become a bigger advocate against child abuse, a chord was struck when I found and tweeted this quote.
What matters to me is that child abuse MUST end NOW! I have been silent since my childhood until I was personally faced with my step-son being abused. I will not be silent this time! I refuse to keep my mouth shut! No child deserves to be treated with anything but love and respect.
When I read King's words for the third or fourth time in a row, I felt that same feeling in my soul urging me to speak up! Please join me in any way you can!
Please take a moment and read the words again! Based on statistics, you probably know someone who needs help, whether a child or an adult. Don't be silent, your words matter! And in speaking up, you could be saving a life! Don't wait for someone else to notice, DON'T BE SILENT!
Speak from your Heart!