The Blessings…

Please see our blog post for the first round of blessings, and for background on where these blessings came from: https://umnlutheran.wordpress.com/2012/09/12/where-there-is-hatred-let-us-sow-love/

And now the blessings….from students on Northrup Mall, to/for people who are targets of hate (and who were particularly being targeted by a hate-full Christian preacher):

  • All who find yourself on the margins of our society and church, know that God loves you, mo matter who you are, where you come from, what has happened to you, or what you have done.  God made you the way you are, and He loves you just as you are.  You are loved.
  • God loves you!  God called you out by name and claimed you as his child.  PS. YOU ARE AWESOME!!!
  • Prayers for all the people targeted by brother jed today and foever.  God loves everyone just the way he or she is.
  • God’s unconditional love shines down on everyone – especially you.  Keep your faith.  YOU ARE LOVED.
  • You Are Loved
  • Be with those who feel distant or scorned today.  Help them to seek comfort in your arms, Lord.
  • To the GLBT folks out there.  Keep fighting the right fight!
  • You are wonderful. You are purposed. You are loved. You are you.  Stay You!!!
  • There are many different faces, shapes, and sizes; but love has no boundaries.
  • You are loved.  Never forget that.  You are loved and important.
  • I would like to bless the GLBTQ community, and pray that they know not all “Christians” are hateful and angry.
  • God loves you no matter what.  God loves you just as you are.  He is always with you.  Take heart and know that you are loved.  Always and forever.
  • You are worthy.
  • You are a child of God – Jesus loves you!
  • Don’t forget that you are love. you are loved.
  • God loves us all just as we are.
  • God bless all who need it. Women, GLBTQ persons, poor, the hungry, the sick.  Let them know THEY ARE LOVED.
  • You are loved. No matter what.  You are brave and strong.  God loves us all.
  • I pray that you always have hope in God.
  • You are so very loved and cherished.  Your entire self, no ifs ands or buts.  Continue to be a beautiful light in this world. 
  • You are not alone, but deeply and wonderfully loved.  No matter what you do or say or look like.  You are loved.
  • You are God’s and that means you are always LOVED.   No matter what.
  • You are a beautiful child of God.
  • God is with you.  And he loves you always.
  • The God i know loves and cares for you.  You may come as you are, a beautiful child of God, and meet my God (if you haven’t already) in prayer.  God Bless.
  • Be hopeful. Be happy. Be proud. Be you.  Because you are loved.
  • God loves everyone. No exceptions.
  • I pray that members of the GLBT community may feel God’s love and the love of those around them who accept them as they are.
  • God’s grace is for all people. God chose you! You are loved.
  • God loves you.
  • You are perfect!  God made you!
  • I pray for anyone that has been labeled a “heathen” that they may know that there is a place where they are loved – that Jesus loved all – no exceptions.
  • You are special. You are loved. You are perfect.  God’s love is infinite.
  • “Just the way you are” -bruno mars
  • love to all
  • You are a miracle, and were born from love.
  • May your heart remain forever loved.
  • I pray that everyone knows that God loves them, no matter what.
  • Stay Strong. Not everyone is like him. LOVE!
  • I don’t know if God(S) exist, but if it does, i think it would love all of its creation.  You are worthy and deserving of love and respect.  Never ever forget this.
  • You are BEAUTIFUL!
  • God loves you.  Screw anyone who says that he doesn’t, because they’d be wrong.
  • Bless everyone called evil today.
  • Long life, pleasant dreams, and all the love you can stand.
  • Peace and love to you…
  • Forever be beautiful.  Forever be be you.  Be yourself!
  • You are amazing!
  • Don’t believe them.  You are AMAZING!
  • Hashem loves ALL children! White, black, man, woman, gay, straight…
  • I hope discrimination and hatred towards all groups will end someday.
  • May you never doubt the presence of those who love you.
  • Love is all you need!
  • love is love and belongs to everyone!
  • I pray blessings upon my self.
  • No one deserves hate for whatever reason, God bless you for being in this position and stay strong.
  • A blessing to all people, regardless of faith, sexuality, race, gender and other superficial factors that some choose to divide us with.
  • I love and respect you.
  • I hope you learn that hatred is not because of religion.
  • You are beautiful and strong.  Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
  • Peace to the Queer community. I’m proud to be a part of it.
  • I pray that all people, gay, straight and anyone share the same love and same rights.
  • You are beautiful people and you deserve to choose how you live no matter who you are!  We love you!  -Kelly and Jennifer
  • God bless!  Don’t worry about what anyone says! Love, Samantha
  • You are beautiful.  I accept you.
  • Smile!  Jesus loves you!
  • Love!
  • God has loved, is loving, and will always love the whole world.
  • God loves everyone even when they don’t love him.  God knows everyone even when they don’t know him.  God bless us ALL.  Amen.
  • You are equal. You are amazing. That’s it.
  • We can’t stop hate, but we can spread love.  And I love you all!
  • Jesus loves gay people and all of us should too!  I LOVE MY GLBT FRIENDS!
  • Not everyone is a hater!
  • I pray that everyone knows that God loves them, no matter what!
  • God loves everyone. No exceptions.
  • Jesus loves you as you are.
  • No one deserves hate.  Let’s love!
  • My thoughts and love go out to all the women here!

And blessings for Brother Jed:

  • I will never be convinced that you would love me, a gay Lutheran, but that is okay, because I love you and I pray for God to ever hold you and keep you.  Blessings to you.
  • I pray that the negativity leave your soul.  God Bless.

AMEN!

 

 

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