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thanks to deanna, a woman i follow, for the link to the article and for her insights

A Spy in the Enemy Camp

I thought for those of you who might be interested in reading an article called The Spirit of Transgender by Holly Boswell, I have linked to it here.  It is long but I think important with regard to the ancient roots of the transgender nature of spirit in many spiritual traditions, including those of our Native American brothers and sisters.

I am including one paragraph here that I believe summarizes the essence of the article which I hope you will take the time to read in full.

We are discovering that traditions of Transgender Spirituality span all time and place, thanks to the efforts of anthropologists and others who are resurrecting various aspects of history which were nearly erased by the patriarchy. Transgendered people throughout history assumed special roles suited to their unique abilities, many of which were spiritually oriented. They have been seers and visionaries, healers, celebrants of ceremony…

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