Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Ebenezer Baptist​ Church, Atlanta GA

IMG_1892I want to give an Honor to God who is ahead of my life and God bless everyone in their respective places. I am so excited to have visited Ebenezer Baptist Church the very exact church Dr. Martin Luther King Jr preached at under the leadership of the Williams and King families. The focus of their church was food, shelter, and health needs. During the civil rights movement in the 50’s and 60’s Ebenezer gained global exposure for education, voter registration, and other civic reforms.

Rev. King Sr. father of Dr. King Jr. loved his family and his church home the same love he gave his children he gave his membership.

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This church has significant value and this is where King’s grandfather and father have served as pastors during the 1960’s, Dr. King severed as co-pastor, and after his assassination, King’s brother took over as co-pastor. Just like any other church that has activities, bible studies, meetings and more were led by King’s grandmother and mother. I can imagine what it is today only if the legacy is still being celebrated. The women of impact and influence that should come through and pay their respects. I mean I would invest and fly out to celebrate.

Annual Women’s Day hosted by Coretta Scott King will be celebrating its 55th year October 2017

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I can’t believe I was standing in the church where Mama King was fatally shot in 1974 along with Deacon Edward Boykin and 3 others were wounded. My God, I pray for their families and loved ones. We have to pray for our churches and keep them covered.

Alberta Christine Williams King 1903-1974

FOUNTAIN OF LOVE

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The Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall has the exact same appearance it did in the 1960’s when you walk in the church there is audio of Dr. King speeches and sermons. I believe if you went there early enough you can pray over your seat and set back to listen to the exact words Dr. King has preached. I’m not sure if there’s a time limit to your visit but it closes at 5pm.

Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve… You don’t have to know Einstein’s theory of relativity to serve… You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love. And you can be that servant. Martin Luther King Jr. “The Drum Major Instinct” sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church, February 4, 1968

FELLOWSHIP HALL

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The biographical exhibits are breath-taking at the King Center this is the place I cried right before going into the Rosa Parks room. The King Center is where both the tombs of Dr. King and wife Mrs. Coretta Scott King are Reflecting.

The Reflecting Pool

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Whenever you get the chance to come to Atlanta if you don’t already live in Atlanta I suggest you visit to get the full experience because my experience is not your experience. There are people in Atlanta who lived here for years and haven’t taken the time out. Let the Holy Spirit move you. All pictures are mine.

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Dr. King pastoral robe and sash

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450 Auburn Ave., NE Atlanta, GA 30312

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What’s In Your Travel Bag

Travel: My dream travel is to get away somewhere that will focus on body wellness I look for peace, relaxing, soothing, and rejuvenation. I have been inspired by many traveling ideas. One of my traveling highlights is to “study out the country” I look forward to an unforgettable week of writing and touring. I’m sure many writers can agree with blogging from “Bed” with “Breakfast” creating writing assignments for myself with a scent of fresh air can release tension. You’ll probably breath differently when you acknowledge your stress level and finding new ways to stretch. Stay encouraged by your mentors and offer mentorship to others that will help guide them with perfecting their craft as well as your own.

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What’s In My Travel Bag

What’s in my “Travel Bag” my bag is big enough to hold my 13” Mac Book Pro, Chanel makeup bag, Louis Vuitton pocket agenda, Women’s Health Magazine, Victoria Secret body lotion “Heavenly” Anointed Oil with Biblical Spices used in Exodus 30:22-25 from Israel made in Israel, and Versace sunglasses to keep a low profile along with many more products I carry around for comfort.

Sneaker Enthusiast THE FLYFOOTGUY

 

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Rocking the Bruce Lee Kobe 11s and matching shirt.

James (FlyFootGuy) Cabrera, The creative genius and talented Artist all the way from Lexington Kentucky. Who is an official sneaker head owning over 20 pairs of kicks and they all fresh and fly. Mr FlyFootGuy have 35 pairs of sneakers in rotation that he like to wear. James passion for sneakers started in high school, he would clean shoes on the side as a side hustle, and you can still find some of His sneaker flips, auctions, and trades on EBay or you can send a email flyfootguy@gmail.com for a custom design. Mr FlyFootGuy is one who knows how to get the kicks clean using just a toothbrush. You got to stay fresh and clean. Don’t front where my 90 babies at I know you remember using a toothbrush to scrub them kicks clean.

Style Tip: “Most people don’t dress from the foot up it’s usually the opposite” FlyFootGuy

The sneakers you see are custom made for the nephew of legendary Jam Master Jay (JMJ) of RunDMC. “Honored for the opportunity I love JMJ he influenced my life” FlyFootGuy

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download_20160612_185743.jpegWhen I asked James about his craft he, said “everything is done by hand and he doesn’t use airbrush he use micro brushes for fine work and the process can take up to 6 weeks depending on the custom designs”. He is PerfectO and pays close attention to detail.

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“Don’t chase money it becomes a job. When you do something you love you never have to work a day in your life. The work you do should be done from the heart and soul” James (FlyFootGuy) Cabrera