THE CHURCH IN
Kathy passed by the soda crackers and canned tuna and turned into the soft drink aisle. Halfway up were two women smiling and talking animatedly, each
holding a bottle of San Pellegrino
and in no hurry to put them into
their carts. As Kathy passed them
she saw one reach out and put her
hand to rub her companion’s back.
Kathy still needed laundry detergent. When she got to that aisle,
there was a man with dark brown
MARGINALIZED • DISREGARDED • SHUT DOWN • EXCLUDED
THINGS ARE NOT
AS THEY ONCE WERE
FOR THE CHURCH.
IT’S NOT ALL BAD.
BY LEE BEACH