All posts by Caroline Mason

Woman on Laptop on Bench

Quality TG-Fiction Website Launches

Editor’s note: So much has changed — largely for the better — since this article was written. While its subject appears to have vanished from the Internet, the transgender literary scene appears to have positively exploded in the meantime. As a starting point, we commend

Man flipping the page of a Bible

Foolish Words

“But I say unto you, that every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by they words, thou shalt be condemned.” — Matthew 12:36-37 My primary field

Floating man

Y2K or Y2J?

We’ve heard a lot of talk recently about Y2K – Year Two Thousand. The second millennium since the birth of Christ is upon us (actually it occurred a few years ago but nobody noticed because of the calendar adjustments during the Renaissance). Since we like

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

God’s Standards of Care

A couple of weeks ago I received some e-mail from a former classmate of mine from college. Through one of my former professors she had heard of my gender reorientation. She was pleasant and supportive, but also full of questions. In the process of discussing

Sand dunes in Southern California

All Other Ground Is Sinking Sand

Alcoholics Anonymous is a wonderful recovery program which was originally founded on strong Christian principles. Many chapters rigorously maintain those principles. However, many other chapters have substituted the words “higher power” for God in the 12 steps to recovery. This “higher power” can be anything

Tattooed man praying

Praying in Every Season

Sometimes you can read something over and over and still miss something important. Then reading it again, it’s like God takes his highlighting pen and makes what you’ve missed so vivid that you can’t ignore it. That happened to me as I was studying for

Man flipping the page of a Bible

Who’s Cleaning Your House?

Personal Note: When I was preparing this lesson, I got so personally excited that I was dancing around the room. What a joy to know that I have been made righteous, not by my own feeble efforts, but the work of Christ on the cross.

Black man praying

The Enemy: A New Perspective

Love your enemies… for if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? Do not even the publicans the same? (Matthew 5:44-46) Like many transgender folk, my ears perk up whenever a talk show features transsexuals, transvestites, or transgenderists, if for no other