Archive for March 2013

The Easter Story through the eyes of eleven men

The Easter Story through the eyes of eleven men
It’s that time of year again.  An endless supply of colored eggs, bunnies, and candies are paraded before us.  Sometime we, as Christians, don’t always see the total depth of what this week really means, the events surrounding it and the people involved.  Sometime ago, I began looking at people in and around the crucifixion... Read more »

Facebook goes red in support of Marriage Equality

Facebook goes red in support of Marriage Equality
As the Supreme Court of the United States of America hears arguments for and against marriage equality, people around the country and around the world have shown their support with a big red equals sign as their Facebook profile picture.  I’ve seen more people change their profile picture for this one ideal than any other... Read more »

Overlooking the labels and finding a true identity

Labels.  We see them everyday and there isn’t much we can do to avoid them.  It’s not like you can go to the store and see aisle after aisle of boxes and cans with out the description of what the product is on the inside.  We kind of need those labels to tell us the... Read more »

Reinventing your life vs. Evolution of ones self

I recently had a conversation with a friend on reinventing ones self.  I will admit, I have changed careers several times in my life. I started out as a veterinary technician as a teenager. I had dreams of going on to college and then veterinary school and eventually working with the Great Apes. But sadly,... Read more »

Children of Transgender Parents: Answering the tough Questions

Just as good parents do, transgender parents go through a lot of agonizing when it comes to our kids.  But for us, we have a even greater load on our shoulders.  Children of transgender parents are not immune to the same feelings and will have the same reactions as anyone else to the news of... Read more »

Don't call me a 'he'; Educating the medical community

How often do you review your own medical records?  After working for over 12 years in various medical related fields, I’ve learned to pay careful attention to what is said in my records.  I look for inaccuracies in medications, symptoms and treatments.  I also find out more information that the doctors sometimes don’t offer.  I... 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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