In the past two years, I’ve read stories and posts and profiles and blog entries, seen pictures, copied quotes and I’ve identified with people outside of my circle of friends. I have become acquainted with new people – and I love it!
She then writes words that give me a big smile and a warm feeling in my heart.
Yesterday all of my girls and I traveled about an hour away to Earlham College. We’d come to watch the one-man performance that portrayed personal experiences of living in an ex-gay ministry. This performance revealed many true-to-life happenings, some of which were humorous to laughing out loud funny, as well as the heartbreak felt by those who try and inevitably cannot, change through any means, their sexual identity/orientation.
By taking on various characters, Peterson Toscano also shared the hope – the hope and the inspiration – to bring love and light to those around us. This includes our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender friends and family, so that they too can live and feel that God is love, extended to all of us, and that we all may share in that love.
Carol goes on to write about how through reading blogs and connecting with folks outside of her circle, she changed, she grew.
Thank you Carol for staying after the show to chat and to introduce your daughters and granddaughter. I can’t wait to talk again soon.