Our vocal response to hate is “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Lev. 19:18), in Hebrew pronounced “ve’ahavta lere’acha kamocha” and written ואהבת לרעך כמוך! This prayer is shared memoriam of the victims of racist terror and massacre of LGBT people in Orlando, FL, last Sunday; it follows my earlier prayer, “For Orlando, For the USA."
In the end, love wins.
Love Wins: A Pride Prayer
One day, the words ‘coming out’ will sound strange,
Oppression based on gender or orientation will be a memory,
History to honor and remember,
The pain of hiding, repressing, denying,... Read More