Category Archives: Transpirituality

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

You Are Not Alone!

When I first began my search for answers about cross-dressing, one of my biggest fears was that I was all alone. Logic told me there had to be many others, but somehow I felt totally isolated. Who could possibly understand? Who would care? Who could

Exit door

Ordaining Challenges: Opening Doors, Erasing Boundaries

Is religion about the smells and bells, the elements of the ritual? We have all heard the story about Tallulah Bankhead going to mass with Cardinal (Francis) Spellman. As the procession passed her, the cardinal in his vestments with a censer, she is reputed to

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

Reconciling Sunday

My most memorable sporting event occurred 5 years ago when my brothers and I went to New Orleans to watch the Green Bay Packers beat the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. It had been a 29-year wait since the Packers’ last Super Bowl

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

Are We Family?

When I told my family that I had lost my job as a Christian school band director, they were angry with the school and loving of me. When I told them that my wife was divorcing me, they offered nothing but support and shoulders to

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal


I hate reading C.S. Lewis. He has this annoying little habit in his writings. Every time I read something of his, there is always a less-than-quiet voice in my head clamoring, “Look at yourself! Look at your life! You’re falling short here! And this part

Stained glass window image of Jesus

Finding Myself in Christ

On Christmas Eve I attended Candlelight Service at a large nondenominational church to which my brother belongs. It was the first time I had been to church since beginning hormonal transition from female to male 6 months earlier. I was really hungry for a powerful

People at concert

Putting on the Mind of Christ

I know from my own experience that, I as well as many other people, have been deceived in the understanding of what was required for salvation. I came from a Church of Christ belief of hell, fire and brimstone and that God was an angry,

Two men holding hands in a field

Blessing Our Persecutors

How can we bless our persecutors when they believe we are practicing sinners and on the way to hell? How do we defend our faith when the churches, our family and friends tell us that homosexuality is a sin and that we are not worthy