Blessed are the wanderers, Seeking affirmation. Blessed are the worshipers, Praying from closets, Pulpits, pews, and hardship. Blessed are the lovers of leaving – Leaving family and familiarity, Leaving tables Where love is not being served. Blessed are those who stay. Blessed are those Who hunger and thirst for justice – For they will be […]
That is the story of how I came out as gay in a minister’s office in the Bible Belt and was met with nothing but love and congratulations. Absolutely everyone should be able to have such a positive, uplifting coming out experience. Absolutely everyone should have access to an affirming and loving spiritual home where they can unapologetically speak their truth.