The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away. Live life outside yourself, and look for deeds that allow you to meet and serve others. That is where you will find true meaning and purpose in your life, and it will go on, causing a domino…
Trans Peer Support
There is a very long-running Trans Peer Support Group in Dublin, Ireland that provides peer support for transgender, non-binary, gender-questioning adults and their partners. It takes place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, alternating between an in-person meeting in the Community Space of the TENI offices on the Quays, and Zoom. The…
A Vision For You
I didn’t know how I would ever live without the crutch of alcohol in my life. For over 20 years it was my companion — helping me get through everything in my life – good times and bad. The fundamental problem was that I didn’t enjoy drink any more. I simply just had to drink,…
Reading from St Paul to Timothy, Chapter 4
My life is already being poured away as a libation, and the time has come for me to be gone. I have fought the good fight to the end; I have run the race to the finish; I have kept the faith; all there is to come now is the crown of righteousness reserved for…
So my avatar is a Wonder Woman image from the late Darwyn Cooke. I was remembering when I was younger watching the Linda Carter Wonder Woman TV show, and wishing I could transform into Wonder Woman if I spun around enough. Enough wishing; I think it’s time to move on to doing.
My special place
A lot of times, people recommend that you have a special place that you can go to in your head, to allow you breathing space when dealing with something that’s being particularly stressful. I have two variations on this, one takes place during the day, and the other at night. Both take place on a…
So here’s the thing
I was born male. I’ve never really felt completely comfortable with that. Maybe it was due to the fact that I had mostly sisters. I grew up, and tried to do many of the manly things – football, rugby but I didn’t stick with them for too long – I was somewhat afraid of the…
It’s the start of a brand new day
I don’t really know where to start. I hope I truly understand what I’m doing here.