Welcome back, Tre. Oh, how I wish the circumstances were different. Once again, you’ve given a searing testament of what love looks like, in a way that no one else could.

I hope that above the drone of a breaking heart and beyond a veil of tears, you will be able to sense this other side of love right before your very eyes.

All these wonderful comments are from people — no, friends — who have come to know and cherish you because consistently you reveal the innermost parts of yourself during seasons of famine and feast, in a voice that makes your rain and sunshine our own. And at its core, isn’t that what love is? Acceptance and understanding.

In time, I hope you see that these comments are but another testament of what love looks like.


(Now put on this ring and coat of many colors.)

Author, artist, accidental activist, founder Our Human Family (http://medium.com/our-human-family). Social media: @clayrivers. Love one another.

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