It’s a rare person indeed who is born into the precise role their consciousness is best suited to. Most are fortunate just to arrive within “the ballpark” of where they need to be. For some however, getting to their “comfort zone” requires an arduous and painful journey along a very dark and lonely road. But even they can complete their journey if they’re willing to recognize, and accept, the help they need along the way.
The following clips highlight the “Ruby Slippers” episode of another one of my favorite TV shows, The Mentalist. It’s about a man who was thought to have been murdered for being gay, but whose life actually ended in a way that only Patrick Jane could have figured out…
(Note that these clips will automatically roll into others from the episode after a small delay. As I don’t know how to prevent that, you’ll have to pause them when they’re done.)
Now in case you think our fairy tale ends there, on such a horribly sad note, let me tell you my friends that you are very, very wrong…
Unfortunately, the clip ends before showing Fifi Nix’s first on-stage performance – the part that actually inspired me to write this post. But I think you can guess what comes next. After all, the episode wasn’t called “Ruby Slippers” by accident… 😀
I want ice water.
A related post: Tolerance… Not! Gays and Marriage
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