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Carolyn Marie

A Heartfelt Welcome Letter From An Episcopal Bishop

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:) Very nice. I love it when a religious leader offers new understanding of scripture instead of blindly teaching the interpretations of bigoted old men. Reminds me of the story of Joseph and his multicolored "robe", and how one pastor/priest believed the interpretation was wrong and it was actually a dress. Great story.

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Guest Raya

Thanks for the link, Caroline!

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I missed a chance to meet Bishop Robinson at a special reception here in the Los Angeles area last night. I had been busy with another Trans* related activity. I had met him for the first time four years ago at this time of year. I was making my first appearance in public at an actual Church LGBT event regarding same gender marriage. I actually spent nearly half an hour talking with him, and received communion directly from his hands an hour later. I felt true and unconditional acceptance at the gathering where I was the only "T" in an LGB group that day. My own Bishops in my diocese also know me and accept me as well. Bishop Gene, as I have been asked to call him, is one of my heroes of our current day church. I am honored and Blessed to know him.

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