Keep Abortion Legal

I walk with Death. Why shouldn’t I, as he is brother to our Sister Moon. He is a natural child of Creation. As the GOP would know it, I experience a small death monthly with my menses, guided by the moon. Again, this is natural. Females do not need to experience insemination with each egg…

2019 LaborDay with #PoorPeoplesCampaign

I spoke these words to the assembly at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Topeka, September 1, 2019. It’s a long read, settle in.  We’ve got a lot of ideals, but right now we gotta be Real.  There are 140 million poor and low wealth people in America.  39 million children 21 million elders 65 million men…

I am that I am

I was born in Topeka, the oldest of seven children by the same two parents. I grew up with my extended family, and counted my cousins among my closest friends. My Grandparents were average post-modern Americans who had grown up in the Depression Era and survived WWII. I was raised with a sense of Family,…

New Year Wishes & Wants

What better time to begin planning for the new year than with the idea of what we want from our newly elected congress-persons. Ride this wave! While it may seem smaller than what we’d hoped for, some of us are still just getting our feet wet in the waters of civil disobedience and engaged citizenship.…

What Our Schools Need

I shared this reflection with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Topeka this past Sunday, and though I may have been ‘preaching to the choir’ I hope my words will encourage more people to join in the fight and Take Back Kansas!!! I went back to Washburn in 2006 to pursue a degree in Early Childhood…

My Heart is With Emanuel AME

For all the lessons we have learned about Love, Hate is still a monster within our midst. As we work to teach our children love and compassion, justice and equality, there are still parents continuing lessons of hate, bigotry, and fear learned from their ancestors. Good has to Be Good all the time. Evil only has to Be Evil once to destroy the house that Love built.