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the imprint of God

Love of self is mired in complexity.

We are indoctrinated from a young age that much of what is instinctive is to be thwarted and suppressed which might segue us into questioning ourselves about our value. If we are fighting back what is natural and that impetus is considered aberrant, it will be more difficult to instill love of self.

We trans people aren't the only ones affected by this problem. All human beings are encouraged to jettison their natures so they can fit into preordained boxes. Over time, our job is to break free of those confines and find ourselves again as we once were.

It is unfortunate that these artificial dictates are responsible for so much suffering in the world because we arrive as such pure and joyful beings. The insecurities and fear of others is what plunges us into doubting our natures and abandon them as pure folly rather than to cherish them as the gentle imprint of God.


  1. Such a very important subject deserves a full examination over lunch. We would need to suspend the rule many make to avoid discussing religion; next time, eh?


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