Posts tagged "prayer"

What does a Prayer Life Look Like?

I have been thinking a lot about my priorities.  I have been asking a lot of questions about my prayer life.  What is a prayer life?  The Bible defines prayer as ‘talking to God’. Is it really that simple?  We just talk to God?  So a prayer life is just talking to God all of... 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 »

The Presidential Race and Debate; A Disappointed, Undecided Point of View

I have talked about how it is our responsibility to vote, how one vote cast with many can change the flow of the river.  But to be painfully honest, at this stage of the game, I REALLY do not know which of the Presidential candidates I will be voting for. With that being said, I... Read more »

Questions About My Legacy

On Friday, I joined my dad at a memorial service for family friends.  The service was attended by over 700 people.  Family, friends and even those who only knew these folks as voices on the radio came to pay their last respects to a husband and wife that had dedicated their lives to whatever God... Read more »

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 »

Building on the past, Building for the Future

For a long time leading up to and after my transition, I wanted nothing more than to forget my past.  I wanted nothing more than to go stealth, to forget my previous  life pretending to be something I wasn’t. But, as usual, God had other plans for me. He wasn’t going to let me hide. ... Read more »

Praying for a Facebook Page

Pray for a Facebook page? Yes! You read the title correctly. With the advent of social media, our world has gotten a lot smaller.  Our neighbors are no longer just those people living in the two-story split-level with attached garage across the street. It’s the person you play Farmville with every night that lives in... Read more »

Praying for Our Enemies

Before you start leaving nasty comments, I feel compelled to write this and let me say that my heart and prayers go out to the victims and the families, one of which was from right here in Crystal Lake, of the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado.  I pray that they all find the healing for both... 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 or find her on Facebook at Trans Girl at the Cross

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