In this difficult political climate, after a traumatic election, it may be difficult to express thanks. However, our community has persevered through worse times, and we must remain resilient. So, in somewhat a cliched move, I will count my blessings.
First and foremost, I am thankful for the woman that saves my life time and time again – my muse, my love, my inspiration. My fiancée and my future wife. I firmly believe that God sent us to meet each other all those years ago, and that we are meant for each other. I won’t ever stop thanking Him for her.
I am also thankful for my loving and accepting parents. My lady and I are spending the weekend with them, and we could not feel more welcome. I know many young gay couples cannot say the same. I realize that I am blessed to be surrounded by love.
Of course, I am also thankful for health, a roof over my head, financial means to provide for myself and others, and so forth. None of these blessings are too small or forgotten.
I am wishing all of you an enjoyable holiday weekend and am sending prayers and blessings to all my LGBTQIA brothers and sisters.