Crossing the T

Life at the intersection of Church and Trans with Rev. Allyson Robinson

Can I Quote You? Edwin Markham on the power of inclusion

He drew a circle that shut me out —
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle that took him in.

Edwin Markham (1852-1940), poet and activist.

And a comment from me:  In our fight for justice, name-calling must never be allowed to take the day. 

(I discovered this little poem a few days ago.  When I finally got around to researching it a bit, I learned to my surprise that today is the author’s birthday.)

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