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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMITMENT CARD FROM 1963

AMENDED TO REFLECT THE CURRENT TIMES.

I HEREBY PLEDGE MYSELF—MY PERSON AND BODY—TO THE NONVIOLENT MOVEMENT. THEREFORE I WILL KEEP THE FOLLOWING TEN COMMANDMENTS:

1. MEDITATE DAILY ON THE TEACHINGS AND LIFE OF JESUS, THE REVOLUTIONARY.

2. REMEMBER ALWAYS THAT THE NON—VIOLENT MOVEMENT SEEKS JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION — NOT VICTORY.

3. WALK AND TALK IN THE MANNER OF LOVE, FOR GOD IS LOVE.

4. PRAY DAILY TO BE USED BY GOD IN ORDER THAT ALL MEN MIGHT BE FREE.

5. SACRIFICE PERSONAL WISHES IN ORDER THAT ALL MEN MIGHT BE FREE.

6. OBSERVE WITH BOTH FRIEND AND FOE THE ORDINARY RULES OF COURTESY.

7. SEEK TO PERFORM REGULAR SERVICE FOR OTHERS AND FOR THE WORLD.

8. REFRAIN FROM THE VIOLENCE OF FIST, TONGUE, OR HEART.

9. STRIVE TO BE IN GOOD SPIRITUAL AND BODILY HEALTH.

10. DISCIPLINE YOURSELVES TO FOLLOW THE SPIRIT OF THE MOVEMENT.

I SIGN THIS PLEDGE, HAVING SERIOUSLY CONSIDERED WHAT I DO AND WITH THE DETERMINATION AND WILL TO PERSEVERE.

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