Originally Posted by antonyh
Dr. King calls us to something else. Nonviolence motivated by love, not bitterness. Can we love ________ as they hatefully oppose our sexual orientation or gender identity while working to defeat the evil in their hearts? Can we live with them as brothers and sisters in beloved community when we win our freedom? Does our activism make this possible?
That is a hard, hard calling, but I find it so liberating.
Love is amazingly liberating, isn't it!
When I can love others, their hatred and prejudices have no power over me. I am no longer bound.