I believe that God prays in us and through us, whether we are praying or not (and whether we believe in God or not). So, any prayer on my part is a conscious response to what God is already doing in my life.
Seriously, however, I learn a lot about my physical life in the aging and changing of my body.
Yet through history gays have always dominated religious life and churches.
Our essential differences from the norm are both huge and deeply offensive to those among us who wish to be quietly integrated into society without particular reference to our nature.
Also, I walk and hike in several different nearby parks near our home several early mornings a week.
Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.
But generally I am fine with a capital F; probably in extraordinary shape for a man of my age.
I feel that I communicate best when I am not deliberately being linear. Along this same line, I feel some of the best sermons I've ever heard were in the theatre rather than the pulpit - as, for example, in the Theatre of the Absurd.
Jesus is an example. We have other examples, including many of our ancestors as role models who understood the inner meaning of our orientation.