Archive for August 2013

Lifting Chelsea Manning up in my prayers

I have been staring at the computer for about 2 hours now trying to come up with my commentary on the Chelsea Manning story that has monopolized so much of main steam and social media today.  As many of you know, I lean heavily on the Holy Spirit to help with the words you read... Read more »

A Boy's First Cubs Game

A Boy's First Cubs Game
A child’s first Major League baseball game is always something to treasure. A child has many firsts in their life. And for a parent, it is extra special to be there to witness those events.  Your child’s first steps, their first words, the first time they ride a bike on two wheels – all fantastic... Read more »

What not to say to a Transgender Woman

It’s been just over three years since I transitioned from my life as a guy to living full time as a woman.  I have had incredible highs with the undaunting support from family and friends. I have also had significant lows, sometimes caused be the carelessness or thoughtlessness of those around me.  For me, and many... Read more »

Raising a glass to the Class of 1988

Class reunions! That celebration of how old we really are.  Some dread this tradition of reconnecting with memories and people from the past.  Others . . . love them.  I, personally, fall somewhere in between.  I do love being able to see friends outside of the confines of social media, whether it be at the... 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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