THE POWER OF EDUCATION

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY “A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”-  Nelson Mandela THE POWER OF EDUCATION This quote follows from yesterday’s Kectil Quote of the Day about the importance of education in the training to become …

THINK INTENSIVELY AND CRITICALLY

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY “Education must enable one to sit and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal, and the facts from the fiction. The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.”- MLK Jr THINK INTENSIVELY AND CRITICALLY Martin Luther King, Jr. was an …

TO DENY A MAN A JOB IS TO SAY THAT A MAN HAS NO RIGHT TO EXIST

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY To deny a man a job is to say that a man has no right to exist. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unemployment and under-employment are serious problems facing youth in developing countries. Some youth don’t have practical training and others have a college education but no employer. Many youth are willing to work hard and …

The Power of Thought

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY: The Power of Thought Dr King was heavily influenced by M. Gandhi in India. Today we focus on one of M. Gandhi’s quotes that reminds us of the power of our thoughts. Thoughts become actions which become habits which become values. We each have the power to control our destiny by self-discipline of our thoughts. …

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY FROM THE KECTIL PROGRAM

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY FROM THE KECTIL PROGRAM The Kectil Program wishes each of you a Happy Valentine’s day full of love. . . given and received!  Please do something unexpected for one person today that brings a smile. Please share with us your thoughts on this quote and let us all make the conscious decision to show love every day.

Forgiveness and Love

Today’s quote focuses on the aspect of love and forgiveness. In the pursuit of freedom and equality in the United States, MLK Jr was arrested and detained several times. He was also stabbed in 1958 in Harlem, but he still maintained the forgiving spirit. He believed that if you cannot forgive then you cannot love. “Forgiveness is not an occasional …

The Kectil Program Celebrates Valentine’s Day

On Wednesday, 14th February, many countries around the world celebrate Valentines Day. Valentine’s Day is a special day where people celebrate love and affection. The Kectil Program will celebrate Valentine’s Day by posting an MLK Jr Quote on LOVE every day this week. Today’s quote speaks about the difference between love and hate and how it impacts our lives. The choice …

The Kectil Program Celebrates The 2018 World Olympics in Seoul Korea!

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY The Kectil Program celebrates the 2018 World Olympics in Seoul Korea! On February 9, 2018, North and South Korean athletes walked in together at the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympics to show a unified Korea. This exemplifies Dr King’s words on using love to promote harmony. Please share your thoughts on what this quote …

The Time is Always Right to do What is Right

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY “Somewhere we must come to see that human progress never rolls in on the wheels of inevitability… And without this hard work, time itself becomes an ally of the primitive forces of social stagnation. So, we must help time and realize that the time is always ripe to do right.”- MLK Jr Please share your …

Martin Luther King III joins the Kectil Advisory Board

The Malmar Knowles Family Foundation and The Kectil Program are delighted to announce that Mr. Martin Luther King III has joined the Kectil Advisory Board for a 2018-2019 term. As the oldest son of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King III serves as an ambassador of his parent’s legacy of nonviolent …