Posts tagged "Fear"

Conquering the fear of coming out

Conquering the fear of coming out
It took a life time to come to the point of accepting myself. Fear controlled me. Don’t make the same mistake I did. This is something that I have written on quite a bit but I feel it always good to keep telling the story. ALL through high school and for many years after, I... Read more »

Stand Up Comedy; What have I gotten myself into?

Stand Up Comedy; What have I gotten myself into?
Coming this April, I will be doing something that scares me to death and it’s right up there with jumping from a perfectly good airplane.  Facing a charging silver back gorilla wouldn’t be as scary.  Yes, it will be for my fellow family of bloggers, but the idea of standing in front of people with... Read more »

Escaping from my own Reflection

We live in a culture where, for many, our image, what we see in the mirror each morning, is an important component of our lives.  That reflection can carry tremendous weight on how we feel that day. We think that that reflection tells the people around us who we are.  Escaping that image, that reflection... Read more »
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Divorce is Hell and Where is God?

Divorce!  Right now this is the ugliest word in the English language to me.  Every couple that goes through divorce has their own issues and obstacles to over come.  The problems seem to intensify when children are involved.  But to add another layer to the already complicate life event, try being transgender. The issues that... Read more »

Today's Obituary - Chivalry is Dead

Today's Obituary -  Chivalry is Dead
Late Friday night in downtown Aurora, just a block away from the casino. Single woman alone with a broken down car in a dark parking lot. It all sounds like the beginning of a CSI plot.   Well it happened to me this week.  This was the first really time as a woman, I had... Read more »

Face to Face with the Devil's Own - A Personal Struggle of Evil and Faith

Face to Face with the Devil's Own - A Personal Struggle of Evil and Faith
I have never been one to really enjoy a horror story or spooky movie from Hollywood.  I was so sensitive as a child, I hid under the coffee table when the Wicked Witch appeared in the Wizard of Oz.   But as I got older, I became more and more fascinated with real ghost stories.  So... Read more »
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Spirit Day - A Sober Reminder Why We Need to Support LGBT Youth

Spirit Day - A Sober Reminder Why We Need to Support LGBT Youth
Spirit Day is an annual day in October when millions of Americans stand up and speak out against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.  If you see someone wearing purple today – go ahead and ask them if they are doing it for Spirit Day and if... Read more »

National Coming Out Day

In the last couple years as I have come to know some really wonderful people, both in and out of the LGBT community, that I may never had the opportunity to get to know if I had stayed hidden with who I was.   One of those people is Allison Sweeney, a wonderful Christian transgender woman... Read more »

Facing the Future with Faith

I’ve seen the look before.  I’ve seen it on the faces of doctors when I worked as a veterinary tech and I am sure it flashed across my own face a few times when I was a paramedic. Unfortunately, I have seen it directed at me more times than I care lately. It’s not one... Read more »
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God's Big Puzzle

It’s a great blessing to see God’s will at work. Being able to hear that several people were blessed by hearing how one person was carried by God through the darkness and how God has lifted that person out of a depth that was so deep that no humanly struggle would bring you out. Christians... Read more »
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    Meggan Sommerville is a Christian transgender woman with a heart for educating others about the transgender community and her faith in her Savior, Jesus Christ. Her career life has taken her on a variety of adventures, from being a veterinary technician in the Western burbs of Chicago to being an EMT/Paramedic, EMS instructor, and a paid on call firefighter for Bolingbrook , Illinois. Since 1998, she has been the frame shop manager for a national craft retailer. You can contact Meggan via email at Transgirlatcross@aol.com or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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