Happy Birthday, Rosa Parks!
(We light a candle. We parked and prayed at 1:11 pm on Feb. 4)
“I felt YOU would give me
whatever I had to face.
God, YOU did away with all my fear…”
“It was time for someone to stand up-or,
in my case, sit down.
I refused to move.”
Lord, I thank YOU for
“The church was and is the foundation of our community.
It became our strength, our refuge, and our haven.”
“We would pray, sing and meet in church.
We would use Scriptures, testimonies, and hymns
to strengthen us against the hatred and
violence going on around us.”
GOD, I thank YOU for
“Quiet Strength: The Faith, the Hope, and
the Heart of a Woman Who Changed a Nation,”
written by Rosa Parks with her Attorney Gregory J. Reed,
(This prayer is based on Rosa Parks’ quotes in her book).
During February, Carter G. Woodson sought to honor and also recognize Black Americans’ history and contributions.