Homage to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King
We once again celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We do this in large part because
Ginamarķa herself would have done so, in kinship with Dr. King's own message of acceptance, tolerance,
peace and love between and for all people. This message was part of Ginamaria's own mission, which
she shared with her audience throughout the world. Her foremost goal was go inspire her listeners to renewal,
to a life filled with love and compassion and giving, regardless of race, national origin, religion, or age.
You may access the three complete MP3 Spirituals, sang by her at the Cultural Hall of the city of Taormina, Italy in 1967, by clicking on the 2005 Homage page for Dr. King, here.
We also take this opportunity to share with you one of Dr. King's most touching and relevant Pastoral Prayer:
O God, our Heavenly Parent, we thank you for this
golden priviledge to worship thee, the only true God of
the universe. We come to thee today, greateful that you
have kept us through the long night of the past and
ushered us into the challenge of the present and the
bright hope of the future.
We are mindful, O God, that we cannot save ourselves,
for we are not the measure of things and humanity is
not God. Bound by our chains of sins and finiteness, we
know we need a Savior. We thank thee, O God, for the
spiritual nature of humanity. We are in nature but we
live above nature. Help us never to let anybody or any
condition pull us so low as to cause us to hate.
Give us strength to love our enemies and to do good
to those who despitefully use us and persecute us.
We thank you for your Church, founded upon your
Word, that challenges us to do more than sing and pray,
but go out and work as though the very answer
to our prayers depended on us and not upon thee.
Then, finally, help us to realize that humanity was
created to shine like stars and live on through all
eternity. keep us, we pray in perfect peace, help us to
walk together, pray together, sing together, and live
together until that day when all God's children, Black,
White, Red, and Yellow will rejoice in one common band
of Humanity in the kingdom of our Lord and of our God,
we pray. Amen.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ginamarķa in her recital at the Cultural Hall in Taormina, Italy - 1967
©1960-2018 Ginamaria Hidalgo
©2003-2018 JanSol (Argentina)
©1989-2018 Pol Records
(Puerto Rico, USA)
©2003-2018 Uni Comp, Inc. All Rights Reserved under Argentine and international law. Prohibited its reproduction, sale or any other use not previously authorized. This includes the enforcement of the provision under Article 43 of the National Argentine Constitution, The Privacy Law, number 25326.
Last revised 03/07/2018 
UNI COMP® INC