Light is sweet;
it is a pleasant thing to feast one’s eyes on the sun!
Jesssie’s Joy by Jessie E. Brown, available at www.listenforjoy.com/
It takes courage and fortitude to rejoice when you are disempowered and unloved. Hence, Qoheleth’s sage advice is much needed for those who self-identify as LGBTQIA. The impulse within us for joy is all the sanction we need to claim the abiding transformative joy of the simple pleasures that cannot be denied us.