“Imitation of Christ” and the Changing Soul [Quote]

thomas_a_kempisBut I who am more inclined to go back, than to go forward, continue not always in one state, for I am changed, seven different times. But it quickly becomes better when it pleases Thee, and Thou stretchest out Thy helping hand: for Thou alone, without man’s aid can assist me and so strengthen me, that my countenance shall be more diversely changed: but my heart be converted and find its rest in Thee alone.

  • Imitation of Christ, by Thomas √° Kempis: Book 3, Chapters 7, 40

A Transgender Catholic’s Thanksgiving

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A lot of times it can seem like being transgender is all tears and sighs, but Thanksgiving is a great time to improve our perspective. There is so much good in my life, and I want to take a moment to thank God for the lot of it.

Thank God for life. Thank God for the life around me, for being alive, for the universe. Thank God for the chance to participate in this crazy, awesome, upside-down world. Continue reading