Andrew Solomon, who I talked about earlier this week, said the following in his response to people's criticism of his unconventional family (note: he is a gay man who has fathered children for a lesbian couple and one of those women was the surrogate for the son he and his partner have):
Similarly, Elizabeth Lessor quotes Mother Theresa in a chapter of Broken Open when she says, "The problem with the world is we draw the circle of our family too small."
And so it is. It really always is. We have a choice between love and fear. Fear manifests itself in anger, hostility, sadness, resentment, rage, but it is all but one feeling. Love, on the other hand, is acceptance, peace, light....