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Here is my opinion FWIW- This life has nothing to do with being different. It has all to do with being 'normal'. Our soul purpose for being here is to love. We are spiritual beings that are here for growth. The 'growth gauge' is how, who, and why we love. We are all on a spectrum of fear(difference) to love (accept and love all). Whether you know it or not, we are all striving to be unconditional lovers of all. When someone that is 'different' than you comes into your life, you are now given a chance to test where you are on the 'growth gauge'. Some are not very far along. Fortunately, there is no penalty for being where you are, or there would be a lot of people in a lot of trouble. Unfortunately, our religions have made it very difficult to move along the scale, because of the 'difference' issue and the thoughts that 'God' doesn't make mistakes. If you think like that, you are correct. God doesn't make mistakes which is why difference exists. If we were all the same, where would the growth be? Who would there be to accept? God did make 'difference' whether it be in the form of gay, transgendered, black, or any other persecuted group. And these 'groups' were not a mistake. They are here to test those who think somehow that they are better than the rest. That somehow, they did have a choice in who they are and that's why they're 'normal'. Well, I've got news for you- if you think you're 'normal' because you had a choice in the matter, you have a lot to learn. No one chooses a lifestyle that is full of hate and unacceptance. I am transgender. I did not choose it. I am a teacher, and I am here to teach you not to hate. I give you a choice of whether or not to move 'up the scale' so to speak. For if you do not, at some point you will be the 'different' ones who simply are the slow learners. We are here to become as 'Godlike' as we can. Love one another came from some book I read once. Choose to see difference as a test- a test of your spirit to become one of love, not hate. I will now step off of my soapbox...
posted 4 years, 7 months ago
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