Guardians of Fire

THE BOOK OF SUNSHINE - A Coming Out Spiritual Awakening

A project in Baltimore, MD by Ruby Taylor

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An inspiring memoir exploring the power of the sun in the author’s coming out journey, as she breaks free from religious oppression.
Backers: 98
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $5,183 of $5,000
Dates: Feb 7th -> Mar 10th (32 days)
Project By: Ruby Taylor
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Latest News

WE DID IT!!!!!!!!!!

March 5th - via:
Dear SunShine Family, Amazing News! Less than 30 days ago we started with $0 and 0 supporters. Today we have 93 supporters and raised $5033! WE DID IT!!!!!! Thanks to our 93 generous backers, we have reached our $5000 campaign goal amount. We are... (Read More)

$7 Away From The Goal

March 5th - via:
YAY!!!!!!!! We are inching towards the GOAL!!!!!!! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! To my amazing 91 supporters, we are $7.00 away from the goal. Together we have raised $4993. I thank God for each of you, your generosity is greatly appreciated.... (Read More)


March 2nd - via:
Dear Backers, There are only 8 days left in our campaign! Let’s make it count. We have raised $4788, but we still need $212 to reach our goal so we can produce a high quality book and an amazing website to spread God's love, hope, and acceptance.... (Read More)

SunShine Update

February 28th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Truth About Activating Dreams

February 24th - via:
Good Day SunShine Family! Activating dreams and staying on the path is a difficult one... When I had the inspiration to write my coming out story: I never knew how many times I would experience happiness, sadness, unresolved hurt, joy, and euphoria.... (Read More)

Exciting News to Share!!!!!

February 21st - via:
Good Morning Beautiful One! Great News!!!!! My Kickstarter is at 75% and we have less than 17 day’s to hit the mark. Super thankful to God for the 70 amazing backers. At first I thought this campaign was just about the book, and getting it... (Read More)

72% To The Goal & Counting!!!

February 17th - via:
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! In a little over 1 week, 67 amazing individuals made a pledge to my Kickstarter campaign. Going from 0 to 67 has made me smile brightly and made my heart flow in gratefulness. We have raised $3645 and we are $1355... (Read More)

An Amazing Weekend!

February 12th - via:
HI Sunshine Family, This weekend I had the honor and privilege to present at IGNATION Q.  IGNATION Q is an annual conference for LGBTQ students attending Jesuits colleges and universities. This year it was held at Loyola and is was simply amazing.... (Read More)

Thank You!!!!! Update #1

February 9th - via:
Happy Friday Sunshine Family! As I am perfecting my speech for tomorrow conference at Loyola University, I had to stop and tell you THANK YOU! We currently have 51 backers and I am super thankful for each and everyone of you. Your support, words of... (Read More)

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