We’re made in God’s image

To the editor:

If you had a good parent, you learned early that nobody is better than someone else. Different characteristics, yes, but not better. We are all members of the race of man, just different shades of brown.

Let’s honor the memory of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., who longed for the people of the planet to judge each other by the content of their character, not the color of their skin (their characteristics). We are all created in the image of God, so there is at least a little good in each of us. If only we could see the face of God in the people we meet, and know that, for the most part, we are all trying to be and do the best we can. Dr. King served Jesus, Who said, “Love one another, just as I have loved you.” His love drove Him to surrender His life. He Who was without sin, died on a sinner’s cross for us wicked hateful people, who are full of sin. But He didn’t stay dead. He was raised from the dead and has gone before us to a place where those Who recognize our own sin; who recognize what He did for us, and make Him the Lord of our lives, will live with Him forever. There will be no hatred there.

Germaine Rysdahl

New Ulm