“While our ordinary matter-based perspectives emphasize individual human uniqueness, in the larger view human beings are as alike as grains of sand or cells of the brain, collectively forming one humanity or global organ of consciousness and activity. We deal mainly with the psychophysical illusions that we weave around ourselves. In reality no others are alien from us, or we from them, whatever our physical or psychological expression may be at any moment. Because we are so caught in webs of illusion, perceiving only the surface of life, we truly are never positioned to judge anyone, not even ourselves.”
— Sarah Belle Dougherty, in Judge Not
Perhaps it’s the new month that starts tomorrow, and the tide of renewal that comes with it. But I find myself needing to step back from LGBT issues for a while, to regain my spiritual equilibrium. In the meantime, I’ll write about other things here.