Welcome

You are welcome.
 
You are welcome whether you are young or old, growing up too quickly, or refusing grow up at all.
You are welcome whether you are a man or a woman, intersex, non-binary or however you identify.
You are welcome whether you are single, married, divorced, widowed, gay or straight.
You are welcome whether you are filthy rich, comfortable or dirt poor.
 
You are welcome.
 
You are welcome whether you are a Christian, atheist, agnostic, have another faith, religion or tradition, whether you are faithful or faithless.
You are welcome whether you feel hopeful or hopeless.
You are welcome whether you feel lost, or in need of a prayer, have questions, or if you feel confident in what you believe.
 
You are welcome.
 
You are welcome whether you have strong roots with where you were born and bred, are new to an area, visiting, an outsider, an asylum seeker or a refugee.
You are welcome whatever your colour or creed, race or ethnicity.
You are welcome whether English is your first, second, or third language, a work in progress or a language you do not use.
 
You are welcome.
 
You are welcome whether you are able or disabled, whether your gifts are obvious or your talents disguised.
You are welcome whether you are loud or quiet, weak or powerful, fearful or bold.
You are welcome whether you feel valued and loved, or if you feel alone, worthless and afraid.
 
You are welcome.
 
You are welcome whether you are poor in spirit, mourning or seeking after righteousness.
You are welcome whether you are merciful, have a pure heart, are persecuted or are a peacemaker.
You are welcome whether you are a seeker or a doubter, a sinner or a saint, a regular or a visitor, a friend or a stranger.
 
You are welcome.

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