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You will recognize me by my fruits

januar 31, 2011

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Jesus tells us how to recognize his followers by their fruits. I use this as a test for my own life. What fruits come from me? Through my poems (two published books so far) I hear that people get a feeling of deeper understanding for transgendered people, themselves and the injustice in the binary gendered […]

Community on a Sunday

januar 30, 2011

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For several weeks, since I started the series about the Quaker testimonies, I have wanted and feared to write about community (a separate testimony with the Norwegian Friends). I have felt that before I can become a Friend, I’ll have to attend meetings for worship regularly. I am not even sure they would let me […]

Trans Nature, TransCulture and Trans God

juni 19, 2008

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Ryan is interested in the monstousness of trans bodies. He quotes Susan Stryker: The transsexual body is an unnatural body. It is the product of medical science. It is a technological construction. It is flesh torn apart and sewn together again in a shape other than that in which it was born. This got me […]

My own prayer today: Thank you!

juni 7, 2008

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Dear God. I come to you today filled with joy, happiness and thankfulness. You have given me so much more than I have deserved. All I have comes from you. I believe in your plan for me and understand that the recources you give me are neccessary. Give me courage to fulfill your plan.

Set me free

juni 3, 2008

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Patti Smith: Privilege (Set Me Free) I see it all before me: the days of love and torment; the nights of rock-and-roll. I see it all before me. Sometimes my spirit’s empty; don’t have the will to go on. I wish someone would send me energy. Give me something. Give me something to give. Oh, […]

Peace as the source of joy

april 30, 2008

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This started as a comment to Susannes post «My joy is in God», but obviously had more to do in my own blog, so I’ll continue writing here. Thanks for the inspiration, Susanne! I find it easy to relate to the anger as a source of energy to make the world a better place. I […]

The Society of Friends – Finding my religion?

mars 30, 2008

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I’m very excited! This weekend I’ve managed to organize a retreat with the Quakers/Society of Friends here in Tromsø. It’s gonna be real interesting and hopefully thw Society will provide me with a home for my religious belief.I’ve been a member of the Norwegian Church all my life but I’m finding it more and more […]