I felt he was going to hit on me

When I was a freshman in film school, some of the senior students were producing a short film, and I volunteered to help as part of the crew. That was the first production I had ever worked on. One of the senior students, a very nice guy, was teaching me how to do my job. Sometimes when we were working together, I had the impression he was gay.

While we were shooting the film in a small town, the crew stayed at a local hotel. One night this guy asked to talk with me. I somehow felt he was going to hit on me. So immediately I reached out to God with my whole heart for help and guidance.

He started right out by saying that he was gay and wanted to have sex with me. My impulse at that moment was to be aggressive, to curse him, and get away from him. But I rejected that. I followed a divine inspiration to be patient and loving to him. So I calmly refused his invitation. I simply said I didn't want to have sex with a man.

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January 1, 2000

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