I am listening to, I am hearing, I am seeing Old turtle, our children, our youth, our varied generations in our faith community our message of love, our prayer from the earth, our prayers for others, our prayers for safety, for home, and for heath.
And it would have remained a singular event had it ended there. If all of those who experienced the power, joy, love and creativity that day had stayed gazing at the Stonewall Inn after the Uprising that was the Stonewall Rebellion, it would have remained a singular resurrection moment.
Scripture: John 14:15-20 Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a soul like me. I once was lost, but now I’m found, was bound but now I’m free. One of my favorite stories about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is about his great friendship with Mahalia...
Was it hard, this countercultural, anti-capitalist way of life? Was there struggling, and disagreement, and pettiness? Probably. They were human, and community is messy. But what is remembered of them? What is recorded? “They ate with glad and generous hearts.”