Open My Eyes, Open My Soul : Celebrating Our Common Humanity

Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2003-12-10
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill
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This collection of stories and poems, edited by the daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr., celebrates the shared triumphs and challenges of the human family. Includes contributions by Dr. Bernie Siegel, Maya Angelou, Margaret Cho, Harry Belafonte, and many others.

Author Biography

Yolanda King, the first child of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, has performed or lectured throughout the United States and around the world.

Elodia Tate is a writer who has worked extensively with the natural health community, using the power of storytelling to encourage others to embrace a natural health approach.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 13
Introductionp. 15
Human Familyp. 25
The Land We Sharep. 27
Through a Child's Eyesp. 30
The Gift We Arep. 33
Guardian Angelp. 34
Understand Whyp. 39
The "Artist" in Us Allp. 43
Agapep. 45
Onep. 47
The Black Rosep. 51
I Have Not Forgottenp. 56
I'm Not Black, I'm Brownp. 59
Crayonp. 61
Almost Sistersp. 63
Far from Homep. 66
Kun Immop. 69
Check the Correct Ethnic Boxp. 73
Eschuchar, The Windp. 77
The Color of Lovep. 84
The Truth About Islamp. 87
Peace on Earthp. 92
A Walk in the Cloudsp. 93
Paths to the Creatorp. 95
Symphony of Prayerp. 99
Old Time Religionp. 101
20/20 Soul Visionp. 104
For Our Worldp. 106
"Our Angel"p. 111
The Baby Flightp. 116
Gifts of Lovep. 119
Wildflower in a Rose Gardenp. 124
Ebony and Ivoryp. 128
Friend of My Heartp. 130
Amyp. 134
Coming Homep. 139
Meeting Grandmap. 143
Alpine Encounterp. 145
Star-Crossed Loversp. 147
The Gift of a Lifetimep. 151
Underneath We're All the Samep. 160
Loving Levip. 161
"Two Cultures, One World, One Humanity"p. 164
Korean Kissesp. 166
The Three Why's Menp. 171
Dannyp. 174
Just Another Dayp. 176
Arctic Jewelsp. 183
The Perfect Lessonp. 187
At Face Valuep. 190
Silent Night (As told to Beth Murphy)p. 193
Love Thy Neighborp. 197
Amen, Indeedp. 202
What I Learned from Conniep. 207
Feeling the Love Togetherp. 212
After the Rainp. 217
About the Contributorsp. 219
Acknowledgmentsp. 229
About Our Workp. 235
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