125: Laura Perry | Transgender to Transformed


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Laura Perry joins Amber to discuss living as a transgender male for 10 years, her life leading up to the transition, and the transformation she experienced through the Word of God, Jesus, and the faithful prayers of her mother.

Questions Laura and I Discuss:
  1. (2:13) What was life like for you as a young girl? Did you grow up with Christian parents? Did you fit in at school?
  2. (5:38) At age 8 you were molested and that only compounded your feelings of wanting to be a boy. How so?
  3. (6:55) What was your relationship like with your parents during your teen and young adult years?
  4. (15:23) By 2008, you had began transitioning to a man. What measures did you take?
  5. (22:15) You were fully living as a transgender male, but you realized all the physical change had not made you happy. What was going on internally during those years?
  6. .......
Memorable Quotes from Transgender to Transformed:

"I grew up with this just real identity crisis, not knowing who I was, not feeling like I fit in."

"[Y]ou hear that you're wonderfully made. If that's true, then God's a jerk. That's how I began to view God. He did this just to make me miserable."

"I wanted to be the opposite of a Christian, whatever that was."

"[A] lot of times we get so focused on whatever sin they're involved in and we think that's the problem, but the problem is so much deeper. In every story I've ever heard, there's always a reason that they turn to these sinful lifestyles, and most of the time, it's a distorted view of God. They feel like God has failed them, or they don't trust God, or if God is good, why did He do this? or Why did He allow this, and that's common across every story that I hear."

"When we hang on to bitterness and unforgiveness and resentment, it leads to defilement and fornication because we start trying to gratify our flesh, rather than dealing with all the pain that's inside." [based on reading from Hebrews 12:15-16]

"I began to get very, very deep into sexual sin, trying so hard to fix the brokenness in me by just satisfying the flesh."

"I wanted to be a man, but I didn't know there was anything I could do about it. I had never heard the word transgender."


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