Originally Posted by Zerbie
I see all manner of reason for optimism. While we are still facing some intransigent obstacles, we have come tremendously far for LGBT persons in just the last decade. We have much reason to hope.
The power of love works gently and slowly. Obstacles, violence, and hate work in swift catastrophic strokes. Given time and continued persistence, we will see healing and fruits of love. Always, throughout history, there have been those who have seen clearly and loved. We walk in their footsteps, and others will follow after us. That is much reason to take heart.
I like what you say about love working gently and slowly. I am optimistic in the long-term but find myself uncomfortable in the short-term. Justice will win out.