LGBT Supporters- It’s Time to Tell Our New Story!

Riley and I are committed to using our voices to tell a new story about the state of equality in the U.S. The story we choose to tell is one is which equality is the status quo. One in which all can marry, start a family and live in peace. A story about a healed world led by lovers, no matter their gender, sexual orientation, race.

We see clearly, however, that there is work to be done here for the LGBT community, and want to be powerful leaders to facilitate massive change. Yet, our tendency is to tell a story about those who are keeping us from what we want. We speak about how the religious right or the conservative republicans are out of line, with an unloving point of view. We tend to focus on the unjust. It’s like children on a playground. There are the “bullies” and the “good kids.” If the good kids are spending time viewing the bullies as bad or wrong, they might as well be the bullies, and their power to create a positive change is diminished.

When you start to tell your new story, people and opportunities come into your experience that are in alignment with your story. Suddenly, you have more support for your vision. You notice that you are beginning to affect change. You share your story whenever possible, via facebook, conversations with friends, blogs, etc.

So, if you are a supporter of LGBT rights, start telling the story of a world in which all are already equal. Write your own “I have a dream” speech. Become aware of the places in conversation when you are focused on the “wrong doers.” Perhaps you’ll find more power in shifting to solution consciousness. We can do the same with our economic story. Instead of fixating on our crumbling economic system, we can tell a story about our new organizing economic principle with LOVE as the bottom line. This kind of conversation will attract to you those people who are in agreement and are wanting to stand with you powerfully to change the world.

The simple point is, if you continue to tell the story of what is wrong, you will continue to experience what is wrong. You will also surround yourself with people who agree with you!

It is easy to talk about the guilty ones because our egoic mind loves to tempt our thinking down the drain. Jean Houston calls this the “negative trance.” If we want to change something, we must lift our thinking above the negative trance we are tempted into. It is so seductive. It is when we collectively decide to break that cycle and tell a new story that is tuned in with Love that Love’s presence is realized.

As you tell your new story, you will ignite my new story, hers, and then his, and now we have a collective community in agreement on how we may unify our voices to become one, large powerful voice. This is the way to unite the Children of the Uni-verse. We stand united with one voice, singing one verse, the Uni-Verse.

It’s easy to see what’s wrong; it’s powerful to create what’s right.

Ryan and Riley

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  • GLSO

    REALLY BEAUTIFUL!!!  Thank you for sharing.  I stand with you both.  <3

  • Thanks Angels! We love you

  • love

    SO true, and beautifully written as well. Thank you so much for sharing! And what a wonderful picture 🙂

  • Beautiful and Powerful!!

  • 2yoshimi

    Both of you just changed my thinking and mindset. Thank you.

  • Matt

    This is great.  Thanks for shifting my perspective today!  I needed it.  Have a wonderful weekend guys.

  • Dd

    Such a gorgeous article, and the picture of you two together just radiates pure, true Love, it’s so beautiful to look at 🙂 .. It’s so uplifting to see a gay couple in such commitment to Truth and Light. A real example of real Love. I never really grew up around an LGBT couple who were committed to something higher, and so positive! It was always drama (internally and/or externally) or reduced to being focused on the sexual interaction.  You guys really have touched me, thank you so much 🙂 xxx

  • TrackerM

    Oh thank you both so much, bless you both. I have been in a ‘same sex’ relationship for nearly 30 years this year. We are very happy & very much in love. Our family & friends accept us & I am lucky to live in a country where we could legally tie the knot if we wanted. Our dear friends did 5 years ago. I pray that one day You will have the same right, in the mean time keep loving & sharing your wonderful words. This reminds us so strongly that what ever the issue it is important to stop focusing on the negative & unite in finding the solution & supporting each other with love & hope that things will one day get better. If we all tell our stories of hope then it builds a momentum for change.

  • Ms Chanel Brown

    This article is amazing and so on point! It’s empowering to speak of productive ways of being and I am all in support of that!!