I understand that my election and consecration has caused problems around the communion and I'm trying to be as sensitive to that reality as I can.
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Blessed are the peacemakers.
Sometimes there are things worth risking your life for. It was Jesus who said if you want to save your life, you have to lose it.
If indeed this is the work of God... then it's a crisis that calls for the church to be its very best self, and not worry about risking itself for the right thing.
Know our need of God.
It's not about me. It's about not having to be ashamed.
God and I have been about this for quite a while now and I would be really surprised if God were to want me to stop now.
There are enormously gifted Episcopal priests around this church who are gay and lesbian, some of whom are partnered, who would make wonderful bishops and they're going to be nominated and they're going to be elected.
The bees learn where they live by landmarks. If they're moved within their home range, they get confused.