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.

Open Letter to Kansas House Education Committee

After reviewing the formal complaint lodged against Representative Winn, I could not silence my ‘mommy voice’ and so this is the result. As my close friends know, I’m the Mother Hen of our group. I hope the Topeka Capital-Journal prints it.  To Mr. Highland, Mr. Merrick, and fellow members of the House Education Committee, I…

Stay Silent

Here’s the deal: we don’t want poor children to go to school. We have to shut down public education. We can’t continue to allow people to learn about workers’ rights, or what a Union is, or any other History that demonstrates true Liberty and Justice for all. If we can keep people poor and ignorant,…

Speaking to Unitarian Universalists in Topeka, KS

I know I’ve written on this topic before, and this whole post may feel like a rerun to some of my readers. Today I stepped out of my comfort zone and spoke (up front, out loud) to our local fellowship about our complicity in the matter of Social Justice. I thank them all for allowing…