Practical help from REACHING FOR HOPE
Here's another excerpt from Reaching for Hope: strategies and support for the partners of transgender people, which launches in early December! Routine Activities Might Get Harder Trans people spend lifetimes equipping themselves to live as the gender they were assigned at birth. The physical realities and social demands of being a particular sex require routines that are part of maintaining that false persona. Trans women shave their faces and cut their hair short. Trans men
Sneak preview of REACHING FOR HOPE content!
The entry below is an excerpt from Reaching for Hope: strategies and support for the partners of transgender people. It's in a section titled "Things They'll Experience." They’re Going to Need to Talk Transitioning people need to talk things through in order to process their experience. Your partner may be seeing a counselor, so they have a good outlet for working through questions once a week. Meanwhile, there are six days and a lot of hours spent trapped in their brains wit
New Book Announcement!
I've been working on a new book for months, and it's launching early December! Here's an early peek at the cover. It's a draft, but pretty close to the final version. We hope it will be a resource that helps the partners of transgender people understand what's happening, and find ways to move through it as smoothly as possible. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to be notified when it's available.
Deconstruction Worries: What if I go to hell?
A recent exchange on a deconstruction discussion group centered around the worry that setting aside various tenets of faith as it was taught could lead people to hell. The post below addresses this fear. It's the entry for Day 17 of my Sleeper, Awake devotional. Fear of Losing Eternity Christians hold varying views of what comes after our time roaming the earth. Visions of heaven include gold-bricked roads with winged singing figures, life-flowing rivers with shorelines cover