But, it wasn't funny.
Ricardo heard a lot of jokes in his brief 15 years. He was often the punchline. There were a lot of one-liners.
I know that paints an unsettling picture. Maybe I shouldn't have said it so bluntly? But I wanted to invite you into the reality of the first funeral I ever attended.
This is the reality for so many people in our country, people of all ages who are badgered, harassed, tormented, and mocked every day. Some of them are good people. Some of them aren't. But all of them are people, and none of them deserve to feel like anything less because of their sexual orientation.
|Kim Kardashian poses for Adam Bouska's NOH8 project|
If your religious beliefs support that homosexuality is a sin, practice the tolerance of your Lord, and pray for the safety, acceptance, and deliverance of the gay community. We are all His children. Acts 10:28 Matthew 7:1
If you absolutely cannot find any tolerance or understanding in your heart for these kinds of people, simply choose to live and let live.
For one person, that could be enough.
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